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Description: Ilex Mill
Date Listed: 22 February 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 185727
OS Grid Reference: SD8144822731
OS Grid Coordinates: 381448, 422731
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7007, -2.2825
SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL BACUP ROAD
14/149 Ilex Mill
Cotton mill, built in 1856 for Peter Whitehead, who perhaps was its designer
if not its architect. Coursed squared rough-faced sandstone. Mainly 5
storeys of equal height, with uniform 9-pane vertical windows. Not of
symmetrical layout. 3 and 2 storey wings share slender coupled pilaster
strips, at corners and elsewhere, with main block. Mostly flat-roofed, over
rudimentary cornice. Very tall chimney rises from pedestal with quoins and
cornices and has bands and cornice at head. Interior has cast-iron columns
supporting the arched brick ceilings.
Listing NGR: SD8144822731
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Source: English Heritage
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