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Higher Mill Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmshore, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6899 / 53°41'23"N

Longitude: -2.3373 / 2°20'14"W

OS Eastings: 377822

OS Northings: 421542

OS Grid: SD778215

Mapcode National: GBR DT3S.S0

Mapcode Global: WH97B.2J84

Plus Code: 9C5VMMQ7+W3

Entry Name: Higher Mill Museum

Listing Date: 14 March 1969

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072811

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185678

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Helmshore

Built-Up Area: Haslingden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Musbury St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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5/100 Higher Mill Museum (formerly
listed as The Old Woollen Mill
14.3.1969 under Higher Mill)


Woolen fulling mill, built by Turner family 1789, extended; now working
museum. Sandstone rubble, stone slate roof. Rectangular plan extended by one
bay at left end, with projecting porch near right end, parallel single-bay
extension to rear of left end. Three storeys; 3-storey gabled porch has low
rounded archway, a 3-light flush mullion window at 1st floor, rectangular
window above, similar openings in left side wall. To the left the ground
floor has an arched wagon door, 3 horizontal rectangular windows, and
single-storey forward extension (linked to Cl9 mill to south); upper 2 floors
have three 3-light flush mullion windows. To the right of the porch a short
wall has a window on each lower floor and 2nd floor loading door. Left return
wall of 2 gables has 4 windows on each of 2 intermediate levels. Rear:
back-to-earth ground floor except for archway of leet to waterwheel; four
3-light flush mullion windows an each of the upper floors, loading door with
cantilevered stone sill at upper level, 3 other windows. All windows have
glazing bars, most have very small panes. Interior: Queen-post roof; wooden
beams carried on stone corbels; waterwheel and fulling stocks in situ.

Listing NGR: SD7782221542

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