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New Tean Hall Mill, Checkley

Description: New Tean Hall Mill

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 3 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 274922

OS Grid Reference: SK0098939552
OS Grid Coordinates: 400989, 339552
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9533, -1.9867

Location: A522, Checkley, Upper Tean, Staffordshire ST10 4DY

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4DY

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Listing Text


1663/13/118 HIGH STREET
(South side)
New Tean Hall Mill

(Formerly listed as:


Tape weaving factory and warehouse, built by the firm J and N Philips of Checkley. Principal elements late C18, early C19, 1822, 1876, 1884, 1930. C19 and C20 additions and alterations.

Buildings fronting the south side of High Street comprise late C18, early C19 and 1884 ranges running E - W, with an off-centre cart entrance. This gives access to a quadrilateral courtyard with a similar cart entrance on its S side. Attached to the S side of the front range, approximately central, a factory range dated 1822, running NE - SW, and forming a T-plan. To west, parallel factory ranges, mainly with north-light roofs, 1876 and c1930.

Street frontage has to left and centre 3-storey ranges, 11 bays, red brick with Welsh slate roofs and dentillated eaves. Pediment, 2 bays, set in 2 bays from the left, with clock. Octagonal bellcote cupola on the main ridge behind it. Windows are mainly reglazed casements, those to the lower floors mainly with brick flat arches and corniced keystones. Angled entrance bay to right has elliptical arched double doors to cart entrance. At the rear, 2-storey additions, c1820 and c1840, 4 bays, with large wooden cross-casements.

To right, 1884 range, similar materials, by William Stephens & Son of Leek. 2 storeys, 8 bays, with centre and end bays defined by pilasters. Plinth, sill band, eaves cornice, central pediment with datestone. Symmetrical fenestration with wooden cross-casements. 2 ground floor windows in the centre have round arches, as do the window and doorway in the left and right end bays. At the rear, square dust flue with pyramidal cap. Attached to the rear, addition c1876, 2 storeys, 4 bays, with gabled roofs. Attached to its S side, additions early C20 and c1930, 6 and 10 bays, with north-light roofs.

Main factory building, 1822, similar materials, 4 storeys, 5 x 27 bays, has 3 shallow projections with pediments on each long side, and WC tower, 1860, on E side. Windows are mainly original cast iron glazing bar casements. Integral boiler and engine house at N end, 3 storeys, 4 bays, has similar fenestration and large segment arched ground floor opening, now blocked. Attached to its W side, stove building, 1829, 2 storeys, 3 bays, with through-passage and similar fenestration.

C18 and early C19 front ranges, remodelled later C20, have queen post and kingpost roofs. C19 slate fireplace on first floor at east end.
Early C19 rear range has similar roofs and wooden floors on thin cast iron columns.
Main 1822 factory building and boiler/engine house have fireproof construction with cast iron beams and columns and brick jack arches. Office has window with cast iron Gothic tracery.
1876 range has wooden floors on round cast iron columns with square bases. Part of this range has slender columns with bearing boxes.
1884 range has wooden floors and central cast iron columns, and queen post roofs.
C20 north-light ranges have steel framework with brick cladding.

This building was researched and written up by the RCHM in 1992. This followed the original listing, and strengthens the case for upgrading.

Listing NGR: SK0098939552

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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