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Latitude: 53.1049 / 53°6'17"N
Longitude: -2.0329 / 2°1'58"W
OS Eastings: 397891
OS Northings: 356416
OS Grid: SJ978564
Mapcode National: GBR 24P.8V2
Mapcode Global: WHBCH.R740
Entry Name: Waterloo Mill
Listing Date: 14 October 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1268547
English Heritage Legacy ID: 461710
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
SJ95NE WATERLOO STREET
611-1/1/136 (North side)
Silk mill. 1893-4. By JG Smith. For Messrs William Broster.
Brick with stone dressings and slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 18 bays with advanced central entrance
and stair tower, and 4-window returns. Tower has central
entrance with round-arched doorway. Above the cornice of the
lower storey, a full-height round-arched recess carried on
pilasters with modillion cornice and pyramidal copper roof
above. Paired windows on each floor, with chamfered stone
lintels, and decorative brick panels below windows and in
tympanum of arched recess. Narrow privy towers flank this main
tower at each side. These each have paired windows
(round-arched to ground floor) and with segmental relieving
arches over windows of first and second storeys.
Flanking ranges each side have arcaded ground storey with
round-arched windows with keystones, the upper floors
articulated by pilasters over cornice of lower storey. 25-pane
iron-framed windows with central opening lights and chamfered
stone lintels. Corbelled brickwork above upper windows. Stone
cornice and parapet, dormer windows as clerestory in roof.
Single-storeyed building to rear possibly formerly boiler
house, dated on rainwater head.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Although few of the ancillary buildings survive, the mill is a
good example of industrial building design for the silk
industry at the end of the C19.
Listing NGR: SJ9789156416
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