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Latitude: 53.3005 / 53°18'1"N
Longitude: -2.1006 / 2°6'2"W
OS Eastings: 393392
OS Northings: 378173
OS Grid: SJ933781
Mapcode National: GBR FZS8.0L
Mapcode Global: WHBBH.P9XM
Entry Name: Clarence Mill
Listing Date: 10 November 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1138958
English Heritage Legacy ID: 57935
Location: Bollington, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Bollington
Built-Up Area: Bollington
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Bollington
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CLARENCE BROW
2/18 Clarence Mill.
Cotton Mill: core c1830, extension to the left dated 1854, and
extension to the right c1900, for the Brooks Swindells partnership.
Hammer-dressed sandstone, green and Welsh slate roof, tall red brick
mill chimney. 5-storey, 51-bay canal front. Central 20 bays
(original mill) have 4 and 6 pane wooden casements. 15 bays to left
have similar windows but rusticated elliptical head to a door
inscribed BROOKS SWINDELLS 1854. One storey extension at left end
towards canal also has rusticated opening. 16 bays to right have
orange, gauged and rubbed brick headed openings. At left, projecting
6-stage water tower, including staircase, has clasping square
pilasters and triple round-headed lights to stairs. Hipped mansard
roof. Remainder has 9-pane windows. One-storey 2-bay engine house to
right with semi-circular headed windows.
Called a "fine example of a mid C19 cotton mill" by Ashmore, The
Industrial Archaeology of North-West England Manchester University
Press, 1982 and a more detailed history given by the Wilmslow
Historical Society Cotton Town: Bollington and the Swindells Family,
Listing NGR: SJ9339278173
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