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Waterloo Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Leek, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1268547

English Heritage Legacy ID: 461710

Location: Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST13

County: Staffordshire

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

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Listing Text


LEEK

SJ95NE WATERLOO STREET
611-1/1/136 (North side)
Waterloo Mill

II

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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