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Latitude: 53.259 / 53°15'32"N
Longitude: -2.1351 / 2°8'6"W
OS Eastings: 391087
OS Northings: 373559
OS Grid: SJ910735
Mapcode National: GBR FZJR.KG
Mapcode Global: WHBBP.5BKY
Plus Code: 9C5V7V57+HX
Entry Name: Crompton Road Mill
Listing Date: 28 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206907
English Heritage Legacy ID: 390974
Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire East, SK11
County: Cheshire East
Civil Parish: Macclesfield
Built-Up Area: Macclesfield
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: All Saints Macclesfield
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ9173NW CROMPTON ROAD
886-1/9/74 (East side)
Crompton Road Mill
Silk weaving and cotton spinning mill. c1825, with late C19
additions. Brick with slate roof replaced by corrugated
sheeting. Built on a steeply sloping site, 3-storeyed in wing
facing street, 5-storeyed in main range parallel to street.
Main range of 12 bays, with 3-bay wing at one end facing
street and adjoining gable of main range. Gable refronted (or
mill extended) later C19. Entrance in the gable, a
round-arched doorway to ground floor, and loading doors to
upper floors. Hoist projects over upper loading door. 2
windows to left, and inserted lower doorway. 3 windows in the
wing. Windows all transoms with flat-arched heads. Many
original small-paned fixed light windows survive in the main
range, although some have been renewed with top opening
lights, all in original openings with flat-arched heads. Privy
tower projects from the south-east angle.
INTERIOR: internal structure has single row of slim cast-iron
columns carrying timber beams, with timber roof structure.
Formerly steam-powered, the engine house (which does not
survive intact) was to the east of the mill building.
(Fricker, Calladine et al: Macclesfield Mills Survey).
Listing NGR: SJ9108773559
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