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Former Warehouse and Offices of Old Mill, Decker Mill, and New Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4839 / 53°29'2"N

Longitude: -2.227 / 2°13'37"W

OS Eastings: 385033

OS Northings: 398601

OS Grid: SJ850986

Mapcode National: GBR DNG.G3

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.RPQJ

Plus Code: 9C5VFQMF+H6

Entry Name: Former Warehouse and Offices of Old Mill, Decker Mill, and New Mill

Listing Date: 28 February 1975

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1220282

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388341

Location: Ancoats and Beswick, Manchester, M4

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Ancoats and Clayton

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester Church of the Apostles

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


698-1/17/456 (East side)
28/02/75 Former Warehouse and Offices of Old
Mill, Decker Mill, and New Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Former Cotton Mill of Adam Murray)


Office and warehouse range serving adjacent cotton spinning
mills. c1806. Brick with slate roof. Originally a 4-storeyed
building symmetrically planned with 10-window ranges each side
of central entrance, but the left hand range which extended to
New Mill (qv) has been reduced in height to 2 storeys. Right
hand range survives as 4 storeys. Central entrance formed main
access to courtyard/canal basin for Old Mill, Decker Mill and
New Mill (qv). Stone voussoir arch, with tripartite windows in
upper storeys above. Other windows renewed in original
openings with cambered brick heads. In rear elevation, oriel
window of office to S of entrance arch.
The building formed part of Adam and George Murray's textile
works, established on this site in 1798 and expanded to form a
courtyard in which 3 spinning mills were linked by warehouse
and office blocks around a courtyard and canal basin. Included
as an important component of this textile working site, and
representing an early example of a specifically industrial

Listing NGR: SJ8503398601

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

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