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India Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen

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Latitude: 53.6912 / 53°41'28"N

Longitude: -2.4644 / 2°27'51"W

OS Eastings: 369427

OS Northings: 421734

OS Grid: SD694217

Mapcode National: GBR CT7R.7K

Mapcode Global: WH978.3HQ4

Entry Name: India Mill

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184681

Location: Darwen, Blackburn with Darwen, BB3

County: Blackburn with Darwen

Civil Parish: Darwen

Built-Up Area: Darwen

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Darwen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


4/10 India Mill

Cotton spinning mill, 1867, (architect unknown) for Shorrock
Brothers & Co. Rock-faced sandstone with sandstone dressings,
flat roof. Rectangular plan 330ft. by 99ft. with projecting towers at
corners and to centre of both sides, 6 storeys, with projecting lower
engine houses on both sided near south end. Rock-faced quoins,
bracketed sill-band to 4th storey, plain bands at mid-level of all storeys
except top which has impost band to round-headed windows with keystones;
otherwise flat-headed and segmental headed windows on alternate floors,
except side towers which have coupled round-headed windows with imposts
and keystones. Engine house on west side in classical style with
channelled rustication has rock-faced west wall with piers in centre and
at corners, round-headed windows with exaggerated voussoirs, side walls of
ashlar with large round-headed Venetian-style windows, and a modillioned
cornice carried round the whole (modern 2-storey addition continues above
this): at ground level is lower range linking engine house with chimney
(q.v.), the south side consisting of a rock-faced rusticated arcade of 6
round arches with moulded imposts (north side now covered by low office
block). Engine house on east side in style matching rest of mill; high
modern extension of brick built in re-entrant.

Listing NGR: SD6942721734

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