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Museum of the Lancashire Textile Industry

A Grade II Listed Building in Helmshore, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6895 / 53°41'22"N

Longitude: -2.3374 / 2°20'14"W

OS Eastings: 377814

OS Northings: 421500

OS Grid: SD778215

Mapcode National: GBR DT3S.R5

Mapcode Global: WH97B.2J6F

Plus Code: 9C5VMMQ7+Q2

Entry Name: Museum of the Lancashire Textile Industry

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163545

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185679

Location: Helmshore, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Helmshore

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Haslingden

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Musbury St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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5/101 Museum of the Lancashire
Textile Industry

Cotton spinning mill and attached warehouse originally early C19, rebuilt
1859-60 following fire; now museum. Sandstone rubble, slate roof.
Rectangular spinning block 14 bays long with 3-span roof, 3 storeys; warehouse
continuing at east end 7 bays and 3 storeys to slightly lower level. All
windows segmental-headed, with glazing bars, square with 9 panes at ground
floor (except at right end which are now altered as doors), rectangular with
12 panes on the floors above; warehouse has 3 vertically-aligned loading doors
to the 4th bay, a basket-arched wagon tunnel to the right, and
segmental-headed 9-pane windows. Interior: iron columns supporting wooden
beams; ground floor altered, 1st floor restored as spinning room equipped
inter alia with working mules.

Listing NGR: SD7781421500

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