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Latitude: 53.1048 / 53°6'17"N
Longitude: -2.0296 / 2°1'46"W
OS Eastings: 398116
OS Northings: 356397
OS Grid: SJ981563
Mapcode National: GBR 24P.9PR
Mapcode Global: WHBCH.S7Q4
Entry Name: Wellington Mill
Listing Date: 3 February 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268546
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461709
Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13
District: Staffordshire Moorlands
Civil Parish: Leek
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Leek St Edward the Confessor
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ9856SW STRANGMAN STREET
611-1/6/135 (South side)
03/02/93 Wellington Mill
Silk mill. Dated 1853. Extended later C19 and early C20. Built
for Thomas Whittles. Brick with slate roof. Main manufacturing
block with ancillary buildings including engine house, boiler
house etc. to rear.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 14-window range, with slightly advanced
central pediment occupying 4 bays. Doorway in round-arched
painted stone architrave towards the right of this elevation.
Iron-framed windows with stone cills and flat-arched brick
heads. Stone copings to gables and pediment, which is dated
with the name of the mill in a painted stone panel at the
apex. Projecting privy tower on rear elevation.
E of the main range, a later extension (c1860?), also brick
with slate roof. 3-storeyed, 3-window range. This adjoins a
further range originally c1860 but extensively reconstructed
c1950, retaining the roof structure, gable walls with rear
stair-turret, but rebuilding the side walls and internal
structure: Original gable wall facing street, 4 storeys,
4-window range with doorway to left. Gabled engine and boiler
houses etc. to rear of main mill range, and tapering octagonal
chimney. A series of early C20 dyeing rooms to the rear.
INTERIOR: internal structure of main mill block has transverse
timber beams with no intermediate supports.
Listing NGR: SJ9811656397
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