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Latitude: 53.2829 / 53°16'58"N
Longitude: -2.2363 / 2°14'10"W
OS Eastings: 384340
OS Northings: 376239
OS Grid: SJ843762
Mapcode National: GBR DZTG.MW
Mapcode Global: WHBBF.MR94
Entry Name: Nether Alderley Mill and Dam Wall
Listing Date: 25 July 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1139592
English Heritage Legacy ID: 58297
Location: Nether Alderley, Cheshire East, SK10
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Nether Alderley
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Alderley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 87 NW
NETHER ALDERLEY C.P.
CONGLETON ROAD (East Side)
Nether Alderley Mill and Dam Wall
Water Mill: late C16, machinery of 1850 and 1871, restored 1967-70
for National Trust. Ashlar buff-pink sandstone. Kerridge stone-slate
roof, stone ridge. Rectangular plan with water entering at roof
level. West front has long cat-slide roof with 4 louvred raking
dormers. 3 openings in low wall, with a 4-board door with iron strap
hinges at left approached by 3 stone steps. Both gables have a
herringboned timber truss and in the left side is a rebated 4-light
chamfered stone mullion (one mullion surviving) and in right side a
chamfered stone doorcase.
Interior: On 4 levels through which 2 massive oak posts pass,
supporting arch braced queen post roof trusses, with wind-braced
purlins and ridge. Contains 2 overshot water wheels, one below the
other and the remaining working machinery to drive 2 pairs of French
stones. Attached to south is complex of brick vaulted chambers of
drying kiln, the perforated floor of which is now concreted over.
Immediately behind the mill and joined by the penstock is the ashlar
dam wall, which is contemporary with the mill.
See C Boucher, Nether Alderley Mill, National Trust Guide 1978.
Listing NGR: SJ8434076239
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