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The Mill at Holme Head Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Denton Holme, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8818 / 54°52'54"N

Longitude: -2.9429 / 2°56'34"W

OS Eastings: 339602

OS Northings: 554527

OS Grid: NY396545

Mapcode National: GBR 7CWZ.NS

Mapcode Global: WH802.RKSC

Entry Name: The Mill at Holme Head Works

Listing Date: 13 November 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197009

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386591

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/15/178 The Mill at Holme Head Works


Textile mill. 1865 with 1907 and 1913 extensions, for Ferguson
Brothers. Brick walls, with brick interval and angle
pilasters; dentilled brick cornice. Flat roof not visible from
ground; hipped slate roof on tower.
Large rectangular spinning mill, 4 storeys, 14 bays with 5-bay
returns and angle tower rising 2 storeys higher. Steel
casement windows mostly with glazing bars in brick reveals and
flat brick arches. The tower was added in 1907 for a 7,500
gallon water tank and the 4 northern bays are of different
coloured bricks, thought to have been added in 1913.
INTERIOR: previous list description refers to concrete floors
and cast-iron columns. Building plans for the water tank are
in Cumbria County Record Office Ca/E4/13896. A drawing of 1854
shows the earlier factory building on this site.

Listing NGR: NY3960254527

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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