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Brookhouse Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.768 / 53°46'4"N

Longitude: -2.7205 / 2°43'13"W

OS Eastings: 352606

OS Northings: 430426

OS Grid: SD526304

Mapcode National: GBR T6P.WH

Mapcode Global: WH85M.5KS7

Plus Code: 9C5VQ79H+6R

Entry Name: Brookhouse Mill

Listing Date: 20 December 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 392108

Location: Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Tulketh

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

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941-1/1/220 (West side)
Brookhouse Mill


Cotton spinning mill, now upholstery works. 1844-45, altered
and enlarged. Red brick in English grden wall bond (5+1), with
sandstone dressings (roof concealed). Two blocks: main range
on north-south axis, and smaller block to east of north end of
this, linked to it by later additions. The main range is
rectangular under a 3-span roof, 4 storeys, in 2 builds, the
first of 6:2:6 windows, the centre breaking forwards slightly,
with pilastered corners which have massive moulded stone caps,
and a parapet with an upstand to the centre. Ground floor to
left covered by deep single-storey extension, and 5th bay to
right covered by modern turret of corrugated sheet; otherwise,
all windows have raised sills and wedge lintels, and
replacement 6-pane glazing. 8-window addition to right-hand
(north) end, in similar style and materials. Five-window south
end wall, with 3 unequal gables above (these rebuilt). Rear
similar, and attached to this a former workshop, single storey
(but reduced to 5 bays) with round-headed windows (4 still
with radiating iron glazing bars, others blocked), and arched
cast-iron roof trusses. The east block is an irregular square
with a projecting stair-tower and canted right-hand corner, 5
storeys, 1:1:3:1 windows, the tower (to 2nd bay) and the
right-hand bay both pilastered like the main range; the 1st
bay (which is set back) has the upper half of a large
round-headed window with moulded surround (like an
engine-house window).
INTERIOR of main range: 3 rows of cast-iron columns carrying
timber beams; east front of ground floor apparently arcaded.

Listing NGR: SD5260630426

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