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Stone Bleaching Baths

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadbottom, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4382 / 53°26'17"N

Longitude: -2.0187 / 2°1'7"W

OS Eastings: 398851

OS Northings: 393488

OS Grid: SJ988934

Mapcode National: GBR GXBP.R7

Mapcode Global: WHB9R.YVV3

Plus Code: 9C5VCXQJ+7G

Entry Name: Stone Bleaching Baths

Listing Date: 11 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068056

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212516

Location: Tameside, SK14

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Longdendale

Built-Up Area: Broadbottom

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Mottram-in-Longdendale St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 99 SE
SJ 98859350 (south side)
7/58 Stone bleaching
- II

Stone baths used for bleaching and dyeing. Late C18.
Stone. 3 groups of baths, terraced into the hillside and
being arranged in rows on either side of a deep central
tunnel which is covered by stone slabs in places and earth
in others. 3 groups: one of 30 baths; one of 6 or more and
one of 14 or more (some having been covered by earth). Each
bath is at least 2 m. in depth and the slab walls are
tenoned together and held by iron stays.

Listing NGR: SJ9885193488

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