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IoE Number: 388212
Photographer: Mr John Riley
Date Photographed: 30 December 2004
Date listed: 06 June 1994
Date of last amendment: 06 June 1994
Grade II

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MANCHESTERSJ8498JERSEY STREET, Ancoats698-1/17/868Little Mill

MANCHESTER SJ8498 JERSEY STREET, Ancoats 698-1/17/868 Little Mill GV II Cotton spinning mill. Part of Murray's Mills (with Old Mill, Decker Mill, New Mill, Doubling Mill and Fireproof Mill, qv); now disused. Built to use mains electricity as its principal power source in 1908, rebuilding an earlier mill on the site of c1820. Brick, with internal construction of cast iron, steel and concrete. 5 storeys, 10x4 bays, with entrance, stair and privy tower advanced at NW angle, and tower housing electric motors projecting towards the NE. Wide segmentally arched windows (3 per bay in longitudinal axis) with simplified detailing, including cornice over 4th storey, and panelled angle pilasters to tower with swept segmental parapet running between them. Included as a significant part of Murray's Mills, important as an example of large-scale operation. Little Mill is also the earliest mill in Greater Manchester to be built to use mains electricty. (Williams M: Cotton Mills in Greater Manchester: London: 1992-: 134 & 162).

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