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Devon Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hollinwood, Oldham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5231 / 53°31'23"N

Longitude: -2.1343 / 2°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 391190

OS Northings: 402950

OS Grid: SD911029

Mapcode National: GBR FWJP.QS

Mapcode Global: WHB9B.5PXY

Entry Name: Devon Mill

Listing Date: 8 March 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210051

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388879

Location: Oldham, OL8

County: Oldham

Electoral Ward/Division: Hollinwood

Built-Up Area: Oldham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Hollinwood St Margaret and Limeside St Chad

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


OLDHAM

SD90SW CHAPEL ROAD
780-1/3/17 Devon Mill

II

Cotton spinning mill. 1908. G.Stott for the Devon Mill Ltd.
Steam-powered. Cast-iron and steel-framed with brick walls.
Flat roof. 4 storeys and basement, 36 bays by 10 with corner
stair towers with raised parapets. Tall flat-headed windows
with corbelling over ground and upper storeys, continuous
stone sill band to upper storey, and enriched corbelled eaves.
Integral main stair and sprinkler tower at southwest corner,
projecting by one storey above the main roof-line.
Round-arched entrance doorway in west elevation, now partly
blocked, and triple windows on each floor above. Stone
dressings to parapet. Engine house projects from north west,
with 4 round-arched windows and stone dressings. Rope race in
west elevation, stressed with 4 blind corbelled panels and
with 4 windows each side. Modified loading doors to right of
rope race. Detached chimney to north.
(Gurr, Duncan, and Hunt, Julian: The Cotton Mills of Oldham:
Oldham: 1989-).


Listing NGR: SD9119002950

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

Description


OLDHAM

SD90SW CHAPEL ROAD
780-1/3/17 Devon Mill

II

Cotton spinning mill. 1908. G.Stott for the Devon Mill Ltd.
Steam-powered. Cast-iron and steel-framed with brick walls.
Flat roof. 4 storeys and basement, 36 bays by 10 with corner
stair towers with raised parapets. Tall flat-headed windows
with corbelling over ground and upper storeys, continuous
stone sill band to upper storey, and enriched corbelled eaves.
Integral main stair and sprinkler tower at southwest corner,
projecting by one storey above the main roof-line.
Round-arched entrance doorway in west elevation, now partly
blocked, and triple windows on each floor above. Stone
dressings to parapet. Engine house projects from north west,
with 4 round-arched windows and stone dressings. Rope race in
west elevation, stressed with 4 blind corbelled panels and
with 4 windows each side. Modified loading doors to right of
rope race. Detached chimney to north.
(Gurr, Duncan, and Hunt, Julian: The Cotton Mills of Oldham:
Oldham: 1989-).


Listing NGR: SD9119002950

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