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The Corn Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Altham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7928 / 53°47'34"N

Longitude: -2.343 / 2°20'34"W

OS Eastings: 377502

OS Northings: 432996

OS Grid: SD775329

Mapcode National: GBR DS2L.K4

Mapcode Global: WH96Q.ZXGR

Entry Name: The Corn Mill

Listing Date: 9 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072722

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183848

Location: Altham, Hyndburn, Lancashire, BB5

County: Lancashire

District: Hyndburn

Civil Parish: Altham

Built-Up Area: Altham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Altham St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

ALTHAM Off BURNLEY ROAD
SD 73 SE
3/45 The Corn Mill
9.7.1975
G.V. II

Former water mill, dated 1816, with extension (now under conversion
as dwellings). Coursed sandstone, stone slate roof on 2 levels with
chimneys at left gable and on gable at junction. Single pile plan,
roughly L-shaped with outshut to front of left end and projecting
double-pile extension at right end. Built into slope above river:
3 storeys to front, 4 at rear. In centre at 2nd floor level is
shouldered stone plaque lettered "Erected
BY
E. TOPHAM
Esquire
1816"
Various square window openings and doors to front and rear, including
3-tier warehouse doors in front of extension. At left end is low
boiler house and a tapering cylindrical stone chimney with moulded
collar and cap. History: used as corn mill to mid-C19, subsequently
various other functions including ice works, wheelwright's shop, and
1906-47 manufacture of heald staves (Ainsworth Altham and Huncoat
pp. 142-45).


Listing NGR: SD7750232996

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