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© Mr Barry Marland

IoE Number: 57935
Location: CLARENCE MILL, CLARENCE BROW (west side)
  BOLLINGTON, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE
Photographer: Mr Barry Marland
Date Photographed: 19 June 2002
Date listed: 10 November 1977
Date of last amendment: 10 November 1977
Grade II

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SJ 97 NWBOLLINGTONCLARENCE BROW(West Side)2/18Clarence Mill.

SJ 97 NW BOLLINGTON CLARENCE BROW (West Side) 2/18 Clarence Mill. 10/11/1977 II Cotton Mill: core c1830, extension to the left dated 1854, and extension to the right c1900, for the Brooks Swindells partnership. Hammer-dressed sandstone, green and Welsh slate roof, tall red brick mill chimney. 5-storey, 51-bay canal front. Central 20 bays (original mill) have 4 and 6 pane wooden casements. 15 bays to left have similar windows but rusticated elliptical head to a door inscribed BROOKS SWINDELLS 1854. One storey extension at left end towards canal also has rusticated opening. 16 bays to right have orange, gauged and rubbed brick headed openings. At left, projecting 6-stage water tower, including staircase, has clasping square pilasters and triple round-headed lights to stairs. Hipped mansard roof. Remainder has 9-pane windows. One-storey 2-bay engine house to right with semi-circular headed windows. Called a "fine example of a mid C19 cotton mill" by Ashmore, The Industrial Archaeology of North-West England Manchester University Press, 1982 and a more detailed history given by the Wilmslow Historical Society Cotton Town: Bollington and the Swindells Family, 1973.

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