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Doubling Mill fireproof Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ancoats and Clayton, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4841 / 53°29'2"N

Longitude: -2.2259 / 2°13'33"W

OS Eastings: 385106

OS Northings: 398622

OS Grid: SJ851986

Mapcode National: GBR DNG.P1

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.SP7C

Plus Code: 9C5VFQMF+JJ

Entry Name: Doubling Mill fireproof Mill

Listing Date: 20 June 1988

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270855

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456963

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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698-1/17/460 (North West side)
20/06/88 Doubling Mill and Fireproof Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
(North West side)
Mill to NE corner of junction of
Bengal Street)


Cotton doubling mills and warehousing, forming part of
Muarray's Mills (with Old Mill, Decker Mill and New Mill, qv),
and added to the site in 1842. Brick with slate roofs, and
internal construction (in Fireproof Mill) of cast iron columns
and beams in Doubling Mill. The 2 mills form an L-shaped block
of 5 storeys. Fireproof Mill (facing Bengal Street) is 7 bays
with entrance to yard to left; Doubling Mill is of 8 bays,
with internal engine house occupying 2 bays to W of site,
marked by round-arched windows. Other bays each contain small
window with flat arched stone head. Circular stair-tower
attached to rear of Doubling Mill, towards E, and small
ventilation tower projecting from rear of Fireproof Mill.
Included as significant components of Murrays Mills, an
important example of large scale mill development of the early

Listing NGR: SJ8510698622

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