SHADDON MILL - Carlisle - List Entry

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Shaddon Mill


  • Description

    Cotton factory, now industrial units. 1835-6 for Peter Dixon by Richard Tattersall. Squared blocks of red sandstone on chamfered plinth with ashlar quoins; ashlar eaves band and solid parapet. Roof, not visible from ground, is of slate with skylights; detached chimney is listed separately. Large 7-storey, 22-bay factory with 5-bay returns; lower-left single-bay return engine house and 2-storey, 7-bay boiler house; built with fireproof floors..... Cast-iron pillars support girders and brick vaulted ceilings; floor tiles are stamped R. ASHTON & CO, BUCKLEY (Flintshire). Carlisle Journal (1835) records the laying of the foundations. The boilers were installed in April and May 1836, Carlisle Journal (1836)...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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