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George Street Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2574 / 53°15'26"N

Longitude: -2.1218 / 2°7'18"W

OS Eastings: 391973

OS Northings: 373381

OS Grid: SJ919733

Mapcode National: GBR FZMS.F1

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.CDW5

Plus Code: 9C5V7V4H+W7

Entry Name: George Street Mill

Listing Date: 17 March 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206912

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390986

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: St Michael and All Angels, Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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886-1/12/84 (East side)
George Street Mill


Silk mill, now disused. 1872 with extensions of 1885. Brick
with low stone plinth and Welsh slate roof. Internal structure
with cast-iron columns carrying timber beams. 3 storeys,
L-plan, the main range a 13-window range facing George Street,
with 6 window return to courtyard to south. Windows largely
16-pane with top opening vents, flat-arched stone heads and
continuous stone sill bands. Moulded cornice.
Linked by added toilet block to later mill dated 1885: 4
storeys, 11-window range, with large windows to ground-floor
weaving shed (which continues into a single-storeyed range of
3 bays to the east). 9-pane upper windows. Doorway at foot of
stairs to right, with loading doors to left of George Street
HISTORICAL NOTE: the development of the George Street Mill
site marked the change from traditional constructional methods
to those employed in the early C20, with the extensions of
1885 being built to accomodate powered Jacquard weaving.
(Calladine & Fricker: East Cheshire Textile Mills: RCHME:

Listing NGR: SJ9197773385

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