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IoE Number: 388341
Location: FORMER WAREHOUSE AND OFFICES OF OLD MILL, DECKER MILL, AND NEW MILL, MURRAY STREET (east side)
  MANCHESTER, MANCHESTER, GREATER MANCHESTER
Photographer: Mr Leo Jacobs
Date Photographed: 30 August 2000
Date listed: 28 February 1975
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II

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MANCHESTER SJ8598 MURRAY STREET, Ancoats 698-1/17/456 (East side) 28/02/75 Former Warehouse and Offices of Old Mill, Decker Mill, and New Mill (Formerly Listed as: JERSEY STREET, Ancoats (East side) Former Cotton Mill of Adam Murray) GV II Office and warehouse range serving adjacent cotton spinning mills. c1806. Brick with slate roof. Originally a 4-storeyed building symmetrically planned with 10-window ranges each side of central entrance, but the left hand range which extended to New Mill (qv) has been reduced in height to 2 storeys. Right hand range survives as 4 storeys. Central entrance formed main access to courtyard/canal basin for Old Mill, Decker Mill and New Mill (qv). Stone voussoir arch, with tripartite windows in upper storeys above. Other windows renewed in original openings with cambered brick heads. In rear elevation, oriel window of office to S of entrance arch. The building formed part of Adam and George Murray's textile works, established on this site in 1798 and expanded to form a courtyard in which 3 spinning mills were linked by warehouse and office blocks around a courtyard and canal basin. Included as an important component of this textile working site, and representing an early example of a specifically industrial architecture.

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