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Shaddon Mill

A Grade II* Listed Building in Denton Holme, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.8917 / 54°53'30"N

Longitude: -2.9445 / 2°56'40"W

OS Eastings: 339514

OS Northings: 555628

OS Grid: NY395556

Mapcode National: GBR 7CWW.97

Mapcode Global: WH802.R91S

Entry Name: Shaddon Mill

Listing Date: 1 June 1949

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386773

Location: Carlisle, Cumbria, CA2

County: Cumbria

District: Carlisle

Town: Carlisle

Electoral Ward/Division: Denton Holme

Built-Up Area: Carlisle

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Carlisle St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


671-1/9/185 (North side)
01/06/49 Shaddon Mill


Cotton factory, now industrial units. 1835-6 for Peter Dixon
by Richard Tattersall. Squared blocks of red sandstone on
chamfered plinth with ashlar quoins; ashlar eaves band and
solid parapet. Roof, not visible from ground, is of slate with
skylights; detached chimney is listed separately.
Large 7-storey, 22-bay factory with 5-bay returns; lower-left
single-bay return engine house and 2-storey, 7-bay boiler
house; built with fireproof floors. Junction Street facade; at
each end bays project slightly for full height.
Regularly-spaced casement windows which are C20, in original
stone surround with hood cornices. The right return has
projecting central 3 bays; the last bay on the right is for
loading and has enlarged loading doorways (probably original).
The left return has many blind windows.
Engine house has large casement window with glazing bars in
stone architrave and dentilled cornice. Boiler house has
casement windows similar to the main factory. Rear of boiler
house has plank doors under Diocletian windows, some with
original radial glazing bars.
INTERIOR of factory has off-centre stone stair around lift
shaft (could be a later insertion). Cast-iron pillars support
girders and brick vaulted ceilings; floor tiles are stamped R.
ASHTON & CO, BUCKLEY (Flintshire).
Carlisle Journal (1835) records the laying of the foundations.
The boilers were installed in April and May 1836, Carlisle
Journal (1836). For illustration see Pevsner (1967); however,
he incorrectly gives Robert Tattersall as the architect.

Listing NGR: NY3951455628

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