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Galgate Silk Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Ellel, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9956 / 53°59'44"N

Longitude: -2.7871 / 2°47'13"W

OS Eastings: 348496

OS Northings: 455789

OS Grid: SD484557

Mapcode National: GBR 8QZ7.DG

Mapcode Global: WH84F.5T2T

Plus Code: 9C5VX6W7+65

Entry Name: Galgate Silk Mill

Listing Date: 2 May 1968

Last Amended: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182168

Location: Ellel, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2

County: Lancashire

District: Lancaster

Civil Parish: Ellel

Built-Up Area: Galgate

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Ellel St John The Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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8/104 Galgate Silk Mill (west side of
2-5-1968 road)
[Formerly listed as Silk Mill
(West Block) under


Silk spinning mill, converted from water-powered corn mill in 1792, extended
1830s, closed in 1971 and now divided into factory units. Sandstone rubble
with slate roof. Early range of 3 storeys and with 11 bays facing north-east
Windows have plain reveals and glazing bars, but some are now blocked or
partly blocked. The 1830 block is of 2 storeys on the east side, which has 7
shallow gables facing the street and windows with plain reveals and small
panes, the upper ones horizontally pivoted. Under the 6th gable is a wide
entrance with sliding door. Interior Early range said to have wooden joists
supported on the outer walls. 1830s addition has wooden floors and cast-iron

Listing NGR: SD4849655789

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