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Albion Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Macclesfield, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2491 / 53°14'56"N

Longitude: -2.1211 / 2°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 392014

OS Northings: 372457

OS Grid: SJ920724

Mapcode National: GBR FZMW.L0

Mapcode Global: WHBBP.DL5K

Entry Name: Albion Mill

Listing Date: 15 October 1987

Last Amended: 28 October 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219941

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391023

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 Barnabas Macclesfield

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


886-1/4/117 (East side)
15/11/87 Albion Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
Albion Mill, not including later
additions rear and north)


Silk mill. Dated 1843, with later alterations. For Thomas
Heapy. Red brick on rubble stone basement with sandstone
dressings and slate roof. 4 storeys on basement. 15 bays, the
central 5 bays slightly advanced. Giant pilasters mark the
angles. Basement has fifteen C20 windows in original openings
with timber lintels. Above, each floor has 15 four-pane metal
windows in original openings with stone sills and lintels.
Timber eaves brackets. Stone parapet to central bays with
raised pointed panel inscribed 'Albion Mill 1843'. Hipped
Rear elevation has projecting stair towers at each end, and
central projecting privy tower. 3 similar bays to south
elevation, with 6-storey, 4-bay wing to east. This wing has
similar, slightly smaller windows to each floor and segmental
voussoired archway through the building to lower right. Stair
tower forms end of small cross wing beyond, with stone
architrave to entrance at base of stairs.
INTERIOR: internal structure has cast-iron columns carrying
timber beams, with timber roof.

Listing NGR: SJ9201472457

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

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