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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
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
SWETTENHAM C.P. SWETTENHAM ROAD
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
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