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Museum of the Lancashire Textile Industry, Rawtenstall

Description: Museum of the Lancashire Textile Industry

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 185679

OS Grid Reference: SD7781421500
OS Grid Coordinates: 377814, 421500
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6895, -2.3374

Location: Holcombe Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 4NP

Locality: Rawtenstall
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 4NP

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Listing Text


5/101 Museum of the Lancashire
Textile Industry

Cotton spinning mill and attached warehouse originally early C19, rebuilt
1859-60 following fire; now museum. Sandstone rubble, slate roof.
Rectangular spinning block 14 bays long with 3-span roof, 3 storeys; warehouse
continuing at east end 7 bays and 3 storeys to slightly lower level. All
windows segmental-headed, with glazing bars, square with 9 panes at ground
floor (except at right end which are now altered as doors), rectangular with
12 panes on the floors above; warehouse has 3 vertically-aligned loading doors
to the 4th bay, a basket-arched wagon tunnel to the right, and
segmental-headed 9-pane windows. Interior: iron columns supporting wooden
beams; ground floor altered, 1st floor restored as spinning room equipped
inter alia with working mules.

Listing NGR: SD7781421500

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Source: English Heritage

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