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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
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
SJ9173SE GEORGE STREET
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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