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Latitude: 53.5954 / 53°35'43"N
Longitude: -2.4445 / 2°26'40"W
OS Eastings: 370680
OS Northings: 411073
OS Grid: SD706110
Mapcode National: GBR CVCV.LW
Mapcode Global: WH97N.FW6K
Entry Name: Falcon Mill
Listing Date: 24 April 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1388065
English Heritage Legacy ID: 476063
Location: Bolton, BL1
Electoral Ward/Division: Crompton
Built-Up Area: Bolton
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: West Bolton
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD7011SE HANDEL STREET
797-1/10/118 (East side)
24/04/74 Falcon Mill
Cotton spinning mill. 1903, built by G Temperly for Falcon
Mill Ltd. Brick with yellow brick bands. Flat roof and
internal concrete and steel construction.
EXTERIOR AND PLAN: 6 storey, 9x8 bays, with tower in
south-west corner. 3 large flat-headed windows in each bay (2
windows in shorter north elevation), with yellow and blue
brick lintels, and stone sills. Tower has terracotta dressings
and steep pavilion roof behind parapet. Canopy over modified
loading bay in south elevation, with added lift tower.
Projecting block at south-east corner may possibly incorporate
remains of original engine house and boiler house, but is
largely later C20. Privy tower projects from north-east angle,
and there is a 2-storey card room extension along the eastern
side of the mill. Chimney offset to south-east of site.
Heavily modified entrance lodge adjoining site entrance to
INTERIOR: not inspected.
Reputed to be one of the first mills to be equipped with
concrete filler joist floors, but the internal structure has
(Greater Manchester Archaeological Unit: Greater Manchester
Sites and Monuments Record; Longworth J: The Cotton Mills of
Bolton: Bolton: 1987-).
Listing NGR: SD7068011073
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