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Copley Mills, Stalybridge

Description: Copley Mills

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 212612

OS Grid Reference: SJ9726598793
OS Grid Coordinates: 397265, 398793
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4858, -2.0427

Location: 176 Demesne Drive, Stalybridge SK15 3DN

Locality: Stalybridge
County: Tameside
Country: England
Postcode: SK15 3DN

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Listing Text

(south side)

4/149 Copley Mills


Cotton mill. Second quarter C19 with engine house of 1871.
Watershot stone with graduated stone slate roof; fire-proof
floor construction on cylindrical cast iron columns. 45 x 11
bays on 4 and 5 storeys with an engine house and chimney to
south-west and office wing to the north-east. Each bay has a
C20 casement window on each floor with plain stone lintel
and sill. The hipped roof is partly replaced by a later flat
roof. The engine house has a dated timber pediment on
console brackets above a large doorway; the side windows are
round-headed with keystones. The north-east and north-west
sides have large blocked elliptical-arched carriageways
and a stone inscribed "COPLEY MILLS". Octagonal tapering
chimney shaft probably 1871. James Wilkinson cotton spinner
from at least 1832.

Listing NGR: SJ9726598793

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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