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Ena Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Atherton, Wigan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5273 / 53°31'38"N

Longitude: -2.4954 / 2°29'43"W

OS Eastings: 367253

OS Northings: 403522

OS Grid: SD672035

Mapcode National: GBR CW0N.J8

Mapcode Global: WH980.MLXQ

Entry Name: Ena Mill

Listing Date: 17 January 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 213539

Location: Wigan, M46

County: Wigan

Electoral Ward/Division: Atherton

Built-Up Area: Atherton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Atherton and Hindsford

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:
ATHERTON FLAPPER FOLD LANE
SD 60 SE
2/76 Ena Mill
II
Cotton spinning mill (formerly for male spindles). 1908 by G Temperley & Son
architects of Bolton. Red brick with stone and buff terracotta dressings; iron (or
steel) girders with concrete floors. Aligned E/W. Five storeyed mill with
2-storeyed carding room projecting to S; external engine house with rope race to end
wall of mill; adjoining boiler house and stack (to SE); stair/sprinkler tower (to
NE). 12 x 9 bays, the long elevations with 3 windows per bay, each bay divided by
shallow pilaster buttresses; plain buff bonding at lintel level. Cambered window
arches to top floor only; low parapet raised over central bay. Tower rises
2 storeys above parapet level; show front (N) with central window to each stage
under variedly treated entablatures; segmental pediment above parapet level (of
mill) to each face; 3 round-headed windows beneath parapet with low corner
turrets. Engine house (with tall round-headed windows with glazing bars) and boiler
house with low parapets. Stack of circular section with moulded and panelled cap.
Interior: circular section-columns with simple shaped capitals. A good, complete
example of a late Edwardian mill; it was lit by electricity generated by its own
dynamo. It was designed to accommodate 87,072 male spindles and 12,880 ring.
spindles.


Listing NGR: SD6725303522

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