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Latitude: 53.6061 / 53°36'21"N
Longitude: -2.4303 / 2°25'49"W
OS Eastings: 371625
OS Northings: 412251
OS Grid: SD716122
Mapcode National: GBR CVGR.N2
Mapcode Global: WH97N.MMXD
Plus Code: 9C5VJH49+CV
Entry Name: The Cottonworks
Listing Date: 4 November 1996
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1387926
English Heritage Legacy ID: 475920
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Astley Bridge
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Astley Bridge St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD71SW BLACKBURN ROAD
797-1/2/39 (East side)
04/11/96 Astley Bridge Mill
Cotton spinning mill. 1927. By Bradshaw, Gass and Hope. For
Sir John Holden. Brick, with steel and concrete internal
structure and flat (concrete) roof.
EXTERIOR: 5 storeys and basement, 14x6 bays with stressed
angles (housing services), one with tower. Wide flat headed
windows grouped in 3's between pilasters with ornamented
terracotta capitals. Cornice over 4th floor, and brick
mullions to attic windows. Fretted parapet. Stair tower at
north-west angle, with round arched windows with balconettes
in upper storey, and domed copper roof.
2-storey extension to card rooms (probably contemporary with
building of main mill) runs along eastern elevation.
Single storey extension (probably associated with electrical
power system of mill) attached to north elevation. Short
chimney of square section in centre of north elevation,
serving heating boilers.
South elevation divided by full-height pilasters with
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORY: the mill was built to use mains electricity as its
power source, and was the last mill to be built in Bolton.
(Williams M: Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London:
1992-; Longworth J: The Cotton Mills of Bolton: Bolton:
Listing NGR: SD7162512251
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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