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Stone Bleaching Baths, Charlesworth

Description: Stone Bleaching Baths

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 212516

OS Grid Reference: SJ9885193488
OS Grid Coordinates: 398851, 393488
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4382, -2.0187

Location: 1 Hodge Lane, Tameside SK14 6BL

Locality: Charlesworth
County: Derbyshire
Country: England
Postcode: SK14 6BL

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Listing Text

SJ 99 SE
SJ 98859350 (south side)
7/58 Stone bleaching
- II

Stone baths used for bleaching and dyeing. Late C18.
Stone. 3 groups of baths, terraced into the hillside and
being arranged in rows on either side of a deep central
tunnel which is covered by stone slabs in places and earth
in others. 3 groups: one of 30 baths; one of 6 or more and
one of 14 or more (some having been covered by earth). Each
bath is at least 2 m. in depth and the slab walls are
tenoned together and held by iron stays.

Listing NGR: SJ9885193488

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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