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Grove Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kettleshulme, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3203 / 53°19'13"N

Longitude: -2.0192 / 2°1'8"W

OS Eastings: 398820

OS Northings: 380378

OS Grid: SJ988803

Mapcode National: GBR GZB1.NG

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.YSNY

Entry Name: Grove Mill

Listing Date: 16 July 1979

Last Amended: 29 September 2003

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57991

Location: Kettleshulme, Cheshire East, SK23

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Kettleshulme

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Whaley Bridge, Taxal St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(North Side)


16/7/1979 Grove Mill (formerly Lumhole Mill)


Candlewick Mill: late C18 origins but major rebuilding c.1830 for
Shallcross and Sheldon Ltd. with later C19 extensions at either end.
Coursed, square, buff, sandstone rubble. Kerridge stone-slate roof,
stone ridge and 2 stone chimneys. 3-storey, 9-bay north front to
original mill. 9-pane fixed iron windows with plain lintels and
sills. Vehicle entrance under steel lintel inserted c.1980. 1-bay
beam engine house and lean-to boilerhouse containing Cornish boiler
added to left. 2-bays added to right have single storey building in
front which contained a hand-fired gas retort; the chimney is in the
corner. South front has projecting staircase tower under a gabled
roof with loading bays and setting for a clock. A steel channel
carries water from the pool to the waterwheel.
Interior: Ground and 1st floors fire damaged. Housed at east end is
a 26ft. diameter all-iron overshot, waterwheel, which is twinned with
a double-action condensing beam engine, by Sherratts of Salford added
c.1840. Much of the gearing and drive is intact. There is a spiral
stone staircase in the tower.

Considered to be the last example of a mill where water-powered and
steam machinery were used together and survive intact.

Listing NGR: SJ9882080378

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

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