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Warwick Mill Including Adjoining Railings, Middleton

Description: Warwick Mill Including Adjoining Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 213458

OS Grid Reference: SD8711205675
OS Grid Coordinates: 387112, 405675
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5476, -2.1960

Location: Oldham Road, Middleton, Rochdale M24 1AZ

Locality: Middleton
County: Rochdale
Country: England
Postcode: M24 1AZ

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Listing Text

SD 80 NE
(south side)
2/18 Warwick Mill
including adjoining
railings (formerly listed
22/8/79 as Warwick Mill)
- II
Cotton mill. 1907. By G. Stott of J. Stott and Sons. Red
brick with internal cast-iron frame. Total of 40 x 14 bays
with 5 storeys (and basement) arid an engine-house attached
at rear. Continuous sill band to first and fourth floor,
machicolated eaves frieze and stepped brick detail above
fourth floor windows. Other windows are set between plain
brick pilasters; all frames have been replaced. The water-
tower rises 2 stages above the stone-coped parapet having 3
windows with tripartite keystones which are keyed into a
stone band, the name of the mill in white glazed tiles on
the upper stage, an eaves cornice, and a brick parapet in
front of a steep pyramidal roof with iron crowning. It is
balanced at the other corners by brick pilasters and a
pierced parapet rising above a stone cornice. The 4 x l-bay
engine-house has semi-circular-arched stone-dressed openings
with archivolt and tripartite keystones as well as stone
bands, corner pilasters and a coped parapet above a stone
cornice. The engine has been removed but glazed wall tiling
remains. The internal structure uses a twin jack-arch system
on cylindrical cast-iron columns. The front railings
incorporate Art Nouveau motifs.

Listing NGR: SD8711205675

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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