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Swettenham Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Swettenham, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2019 / 53°12'6"N

Longitude: -2.2846 / 2°17'4"W

OS Eastings: 381083

OS Northings: 367236

OS Grid: SJ810672

Mapcode National: GBR 00J.C5X

Mapcode Global: WH99N.WS88

Entry Name: Swettenham Mill

Listing Date: 14 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1231325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 406442

Location: Swettenham, Cheshire East, CW12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Swettenham

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Swettenham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 86 NW

5/43 Swettenham Mill



Water powered mill, 1675 (carved on timber beam at first floor) with
additions 1714 (stone set low in wall) and 1765 (stone tablet high in
brick gable). Brick nogged timber frame and brickwork formerly with
stone slate roof now machine tiles. 3 storeys, 4 truss bays, a single
bay return completes an "L" shaped plan. Timber framed south
gable-end and parts of two return walls, timbers painted on brickwork.
Main door (west) of boards on strap hinges. Flush casement windows.
Lower parts of walls near wheel of sandstone blocks. The later dates
have respectively the initials W.S. and T.S. accompanying them.
Interior: The wheel is a modified overshot called a Pitchback where
the water is held to the wheel for half its circumference. This
drives five sets of stones but has also been adapted to power a saw
and provide electricity. Oak beams and large ceiling joists. The
roof has oak strutted trusses, purlins and ridge tree.

Listing NGR: SJ8108367236

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

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