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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197009
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386591
Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2
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
NY3954 HOLME HEAD
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
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