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Galgate Silk Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Galgate, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9951 / 53°59'42"N

Longitude: -2.7868 / 2°47'12"W

OS Eastings: 348516

OS Northings: 455738

OS Grid: SD485557

Mapcode National: GBR 8QZ7.GM

Mapcode Global: WH84F.5V64

Entry Name: Galgate Silk Mills

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1071763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182167

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Ellel

Built-Up Area: Galgate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ellel St John The Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


8/103 Galgate Silk Mills (east side of
2-5-1968 road)
[Formerly listed as Silk Mill
(East Block) under
General] ]


Silk mill, erected for John Armstrong in 1852, now converted into warehouse
units. Brick with ridge-and-furrow slate roof. 5 storeys, 9 bays, with
corners treated as pilasters with stone capitals. Windows have stone lintels
and small panes, the upper lights pivoting horizontally. Central bay has
loading doors, now partly blocked to form windows, on ground, 1st, and 3rd
floors. Main entrance in 1st bay, which is topped by a sprinkler tank.
Linked to the main building at the north is a 2-storey range of similar
appearance. Towards the rear, between the two parts of the building, is the
boiler house with a tapering brick chimney of square plan. Interior said to
have wooden floors on iron columns.

Listing NGR: SD4851655738

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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