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Latitude: 53.4382 / 53°26'17"N
Longitude: -2.0187 / 2°1'7"W
OS Eastings: 398851
OS Northings: 393488
OS Grid: SJ988934
Mapcode National: GBR GXBP.R7
Mapcode Global: WHB9R.YVV3
Entry Name: Stone Bleaching Baths
Listing Date: 11 December 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068056
English Heritage Legacy ID: 212516
Location: Tameside, SK14
Electoral Ward/Division: Longdendale
Built-Up Area: Broadbottom
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Mottram-in-Longdendale St Michael
Church of England Diocese: Chester
LONGDENDALE HODGE LANE
SJ 99 SE
SJ 98859350 (south side)
7/58 Stone bleaching
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
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