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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
Entry Name: Wren Nest Mill and Chimney and Attached Stone Wall
Listing Date: 27 January 1978
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384274
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484708
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK13
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
SK0294 HIGH STREET WEST
921-1/10/12 (North side)
27/01/78 Wren Nest Mill, chimney and attached
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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