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Rolling Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradfield, Sheffield

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Latitude: 53.4008 / 53°24'2"N

Longitude: -1.5359 / 1°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 430954

OS Northings: 389427

OS Grid: SK309894

Mapcode National: GBR 91B.4Q

Mapcode Global: WHCCB.CSV8

Entry Name: Rolling Mill

Listing Date: 24 June 1976

Last Amended: 25 June 1999

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132839

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335371

Location: Bradfield, Sheffield, S6

County: Sheffield

Civil Parish: Bradfield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Wadsley

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK 38 NW

LOW MATLOCK LANE (South side), Little Matlock Rolling Mill


Steel rolling mill. Dated 1882, rebuilt on existing foundation after flood of 1864. Coursed, squared gritstone, slate roof. Large rectangular building incorporated within later brick extensions. End gable has projecting quoins and round-headed window with keystone now obscured by lean-to roof. Central date plaque with band above. Right return: 3 sets of paired windows with square-faced surrounds and projecting sills, mostly unglazed. To right: a large overshot water wheel, now immobile, with 8 cast-iron spokes to each side and 42 buckets. Above it, a sectional cast-iron pentrough supported by a cast-iron stanchion. In the adjacent wall a blocked shouldered-lintel opening formerly allowed access to the wheel from inside the works. Wheel used until c1956. Dam and tail-race survive. Interior: massive flywheel now powered by electric motor. C19 4-stand in-line rolling mill still in use. The wheel is the largest example of its type to survive in Sheffield.

Listing NGR: SK3095489427

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

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