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Oakwood Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Stalybridge, Tameside

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Latitude: 53.4937 / 53°29'37"N

Longitude: -2.0341 / 2°2'2"W

OS Eastings: 397836

OS Northings: 399667

OS Grid: SJ978996

Mapcode National: GBR GX71.FB

Mapcode Global: WHB9K.QGL0

Plus Code: 9C5VFXV8+F9

Entry Name: Oakwood Mill

Listing Date: 12 November 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358712

Location: Stalybridge, Tameside, SK15

County: Tameside

Electoral Ward/Division: Stalybridge South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stalybridge

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Millbrook St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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SJ 99 NE
(off Huddersfield Road)
4/185 Oakwood Mill
- II

Former cotton spinning mill, used for various light-industrial
purposes at time of inspection (September 1991'). Front (south)
range dated 1856, rear (north) range dated 1857, built as a
specialised spinning mill for the Staley Mill Company. Coursed
millstone rubble; roofs mainly flat but where pitched they are
of Welsh Slate. Fireproofed throughout. South range (former
warehouse) of 3 storeys, spinning mill (north) of 4; carding
sheds, engine house with rope drive house, and boiler house with
stack survive complete to west. The main ranges form a T-plan
overall. Warehouse 19 x 4 window bays, mill 28 x 6. All windows
with lintels and sills, generally 6 panes. plain parapet.
Principal rusticated arch mutilated; similar but smaller
secondary entrance to office intact. North end wall of mill
contains integral privy block marked by 3 slit windows to each
floor (occupying one full window bay). Carding sheds under 3
hipped roofs, 2 storeys 6 x 6 window bays. Adjacent engine house
with pilasters, plain parapet, dentilled string above impost
level of central large round-headed end opening (partly infilled
with brick). Flat-headed side windows retain some original
glazing. Boiler house with 2 tiers of 2 round-headed windows to
north end only (partly obscured by late C20 addition). Octagonal
stack with string set high and cap intact. At junction of mill
and warehouse (SE) a crenellated clock tower dated 1857.
Interior: fireproofed throughout; brick arches on iron girders
and circular-section columns with fluted capitals. Some warehouse
floors flagged; elsewhere some floors re-boarded. Engine-house
with white reflective wall tiles, the roof of queen-post and arch
brace construction. Boiler house with brick arched ceiling.

Listing NGR: SJ9783699667

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