MACCLESFIELD No. 9

Some Macclesfield Mills

Dates: 3 & 4 March, 23 & 30 May 2005, 11 Aug 2006, 19 Jan & 9 Nov 2007, 23 Aug 2011,
30 April 2012, 16 Dec 2012, 30 March 2013, 4 April 2013, 16 Mar 2015, 8 & 9 April 2005

 

Hovis Mill
The former Hovis Mill on the banks of the Macclesfield Canal, now apartments
Victoria Mill spacer Victoria Mill
Victoria Mill from Windmill Street, April 2015   East Side, April 2015
Victoria Mill   Victoria Mill
Victoria Mill looking East   Victoria Mill looking North East
Kershaw Mill   Mill
Kershaw Mill, Newton and Henderson Street   Water's Green, redeveloped in 2009 as a motel
Albion Mill   Byron House
Albion Mill, London Road built in 1843   Byron House, London Road
Royal Court   George Street
Royal Court, George Street   George Street
Oxford House   Oxford House
Oxford House on Oxford Road and Cottage Street   Oxford House from Hand Street, April 2015
Paradise Mill   Paradise Mill
Paradise Mill in evening light, Aug 2011   Paradise Mill, now a museum
Park Mill   Park Mill
Park Mill, March 2015   Entrance to Park Mill, 9 Nov 2007
Crompton Road   Crompton Road
Crompton Road Mill   Crompton Road, 2015
Crompton Road   Pub Sign
View from Pownall Square to the east   Pub sign in Crompton Road

 

Jonathan Parkhouse contacted me with details of a book covering mills in East Cheshire. It is a very thorough survey of mills, mainly in Macclesfield, Bollington and Congleton, and extremely well illustrated with both historic and recent photographs and drawings. 

Park Mill Silk weaving mill, now converted for use as offices, is dated 1853, with C20 alterations. It is Grade II listed. The range shown with 19 windows faces south and to the right in Hobson Street is an 11-window range enclosing a courtyard.

Anthony Calladine and Jean Fricker (1993) East Cheshire Textile Mills (Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England; ISBN 1 873592 13 2)

Jonathan notes that there will also be material in the National Monuments Record (http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/professional/archives-and-collections/nmr/), also searchable through the pastscape website at http://www.pastscape.org.uk/

Macclesfield Page 1: Town Centre
Macclesfield Page 2: Town Centre
Macclesfield Page 3: Halls
Macclesfield Page 4: The Canal
Macclesfield Page 5: Christ Church
Macclesfield Page 6: St. Michael's, the Exterior & the Nave
Macclesfield Page 7: St. Michael's the Savage Chapel
Macclesfield Page 8: Nonconformist Chapels
Macclesfield Page 9: Some Macclesfield Mills

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