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Stacksteads Mill, Bacup

Description: Stacksteads Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185626

OS Grid Reference: SD8552621825
OS Grid Coordinates: 385526, 421825
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6927, -2.2207

Location: A681, Rawtenstall, Lancashire OL13 0BX

Locality: Bacup
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: OL13 0BX

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Listing Text


7/49 Stacksteads Mill
- II

Cotton spinning mill, dated 1833 on keystone of original entrance
at north west corner (now enclosed); now shoe factory. Watershot
coursed sandstone blocks, stone slate roof with ridge ventilators,
some skylights on south side. Rectangular plan of 11x3 windows
with 3x2 extension at east end, former engine house at west end
(weaving sheds beyond this, modern office block at east end, and
extension at south west corner, are not included in the item).
Four and a half storeys; tall windows of diminishing height, all with
straight sills and heads and altered glazing, double loading doors in
5th bay of top floor; triple gutter brackets. At north west corner
forward extension to gabled engine house has large round-headed wagon
entrance arch, a window above this, and re-entrant wall has clock face
at 1st floor. Interior: former entrance door at right end of ground
floor is round-headed, has fanlight with radiating glazing bars,
and keystone dated "1833"; stone staircase at west end; l0-bay
workrooms with double rows of slim iron columns supporting wooden beams
in iron shoes, but engine house of fireproof construction. History:
built by the brothers Robert and John Munn.

Listing NGR: SD8552621825

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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