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Wren Nest Mill and Chimney and Attached Stone Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Glossop, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4438 / 53°26'37"N

Longitude: -1.9585 / 1°57'30"W

OS Eastings: 402853

OS Northings: 394118

OS Grid: SK028941

Mapcode National: GBR GXRM.S6

Mapcode Global: WHB9S.WPKR

Plus Code: 9C5WC2VR+GJ

Entry Name: Wren Nest Mill and Chimney and Attached Stone Wall

Listing Date: 27 January 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484708

Location: Howard Town, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Howard Town

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Glossop

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dinting Vale Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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921-1/10/12 (North side)
27/01/78 Wren Nest Mill, chimney and attached
stone wall


Cotton spinning mill with integral engine house. c1840 with
late C19 additions, and C20 alterations. Damaged by fire 1996,
and subsequently reduced in size. Coursed millstone grit and
ashlar dressings with stone slate and C20 tile roofs.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys. 22 window facade and irregular 4 window
sides, with irregular fenestration. South front has 22
windows, all under square headed lintels, mainly 8-pane to
lower 4 floors, those to top floors smaller. 2 tall round
headed windows to extreme left lit former integral engine
Single storey 1913 extension to front with single storey
weaving sheds under north-light roofs. Block to left includes
walkway to adjacent building. Tall brick chimney stack dated
INTERIOR: massive wooden cross beams with joists and
compounded double skimmed boards for added strength, supported
by circular section cast-iron columns, the upper floors with
brackets. Roof of king post construction with struts. The roof
valleys each have internal gutters. Originally had sprinkler
system. Doors on sliding rail system. Later internal hoist.
SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: included in this listing is the stretch
of watershot masonry walling to front of the mill, fronting
onto High Street West.
The earliest mill on this site was built c1800 for Lord
Howard's agent Matthew Ellinson.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Derbyshire:
Harmondsworth: 1953-1986: 219; Scott J: Glossop Dale Manor and
Borough: Glossop (Senior Pub.): 1973-1986: 57).

Listing NGR: SK0285394118

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