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Swan Lane Mill Number 3

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rumworth, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5644 / 53°33'51"N

Longitude: -2.4423 / 2°26'32"W

OS Eastings: 370803

OS Northings: 407625

OS Grid: SD708076

Mapcode National: GBR CWD6.1Z

Mapcode Global: WH97V.GN7T

Plus Code: 9C5VHH75+Q3

Entry Name: Swan Lane Mill Number 3

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388071

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476069

Location: Great Lever, Bolton, BL3

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Rumworth

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Bolton-le-Moors St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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797-1/4/124 (West side)
26/04/74 Swan Lane Mill No.3


Formerly known as: Cotton Mill HIGHER SWAN LANE.
Cotton spinning mill. 1914. Stott of Oldham, architect. Brick
with stone dressings and multi-ridge slate roof; internal
construction of cast-iron, steel and concrete.
EXTERIOR: 6 storeys plus a double attic, 23x14 bays.
Segmentally headed windows, cornice above 6th storey, then
arcaded attic storey, with round windows to upper attic.
Rounded corners, the south-west angle housing the entrance
giving access to a staircase which rises for several storeys
in straight flight. Tower over staircase, corbelled out above
the 5th storey, with lunette and angle pinnacles. South-east
curved angle corbelled out above the ground floor. Carved
swans project at intervals from the cornice, and a swan in low
relief over the main entrance to the mill at the south-west
2-storey extensions to card room or built as warehousing
canted across the eastern elevation of the mill, and along the
south side, which is faced in white glazed brick. Taking-in
door in eastern elevation. Engine house projects to
north-west, 2x3 bays with round arched windows. Chimney beyond
engine house, enriched with swan emblem in white brick.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
(Williams M: Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London:

Listing NGR: SD7080307625

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