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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1194, 3, 10003
Date assigned Thursday, January 26, 1995
Date last amended


The following building shall be added: DRAYCOTT & CHURCH WILNE MARKET STREET SK 43 SW (west side) 1194- /3/10003 Cotton doubling mill at Draycott Mills II GV Cotton doubling mill, now disused warehouse. 1800, built for Benjamin Towle. Red brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. First floor sill band, coped parapet and gables. 2 storeys plus attics, 16 x 3 bays. Windows mostly boarded and some blocked, but originally segment headed cast iron casements with glazing bars. West side has regular fenestration, with an inserted door to right. East side has similar fenestration, with inserted double doors on each floor to the right, under a gable. Each end has a central gable topped with a coped stack and containing a lunette. Central door, that to north blocked, flanked by single windows. Above, 3 windows, the central one larger. South end has a bearing box, admitting drive from an adjacent building, and an iron lamp bracket at the south east corner. This building is part of an integrated works for the manufacture of cotton yarn and lace. It is also an early example of a doubling mill powered other than by water. Listing NGR: SK4425233208

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Grid reference SK 44252 33208 (point)
Map sheet SK43SW

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Feb 14 2006 11:36AM

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