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Clarence Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Bollington, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CLARENCE BROW
(West Side)

2/18 Clarence Mill.

10/11/1977

II

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,
1973.


Listing NGR: SJ9339278173

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