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IoE Number: 456963
Location: DOUBLING MILL, REDHILL STREET (north side)
Photographer: Mr John Riley
Date Photographed: 30 December 2004
Date listed: 20 June 1988
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II*

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MANCHESTER SJ8498 REDHILL STREET, Ancoats 698-1/17/460 (North West side) 20/06/88 Doubling Mill and Fireproof Mill (Formerly Listed as: REDHILL STREET, Ancoats (North West side) Mill to NE corner of junction of Bengal Street) GV II* Cotton doubling mills and warehousing, forming part of Muarray's Mills (with Old Mill, Decker Mill and New Mill, qv), and added to the site in 1842. Brick with slate roofs, and internal construction (in Fireproof Mill) of cast iron columns and beams in Doubling Mill. The 2 mills form an L-shaped block of 5 storeys. Fireproof Mill (facing Bengal Street) is 7 bays with entrance to yard to left; Doubling Mill is of 8 bays, with internal engine house occupying 2 bays to W of site, marked by round-arched windows. Other bays each contain small window with flat arched stone head. Circular stair-tower attached to rear of Doubling Mill, towards E, and small ventilation tower projecting from rear of Fireproof Mill. Included as significant components of Murrays Mills, an important example of large scale mill development of the early C19.

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