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St Helena Mill

A Grade II Listed Building in Halliwell, Bolton

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Latitude: 53.5802 / 53°34'48"N

Longitude: -2.4343 / 2°26'3"W

OS Eastings: 371345

OS Northings: 409373

OS Grid: SD713093

Mapcode National: GBR CWF1.SB

Mapcode Global: WH97V.L81Q

Entry Name: St Helena Mill

Listing Date: 26 April 1974

Last Amended: 30 April 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1388237

English Heritage Legacy ID: 476235

Location: Bolton, BL1

County: Bolton

Electoral Ward/Division: Halliwell

Built-Up Area: Bolton

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

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

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


797-1/16/180 (South side)
26/04/74 St Helena Mill
(Formerly Listed as:
St Helena Mill (oldest part only))


Cotton waste spinning mill. c1820, with 2 further mills now
demolished added late C19-early C20. Disused since 1979. Of
coursed and squared stone with slate roof.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys, 11x3 bays, built at right angles to the
River Croal which runs immediately to the rear of the
building. Small rectangular windows on each floor with flat
stone lintels, the lower openings modified when buildings (now
demolished) were added against the east wall of the original
building. Taking-in doors on each floor in centre of gable
wall, and towards centre of east wall. Square section brick
stack (reduced in height) projects from south-east corner,
adjacent to internal engine house.
INTERIOR: a single row of cast-iron columns carry timber beams
internally. Queen strut roof to attic.
HISTORY: the site was first developed with a water-powered
mill c1780, replaced by the present building c1820 which was
built for steam power. In use as a cotton waste spinning mill
by c1830.
(Greater Manchester Sites and Monuments Record; Williams M:
Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London: 1993-).

Listing NGR: SD7134509373

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