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Imperial Mill, Blackburn

Imperial Mill, Blackburn

Imperial Mill, Blackburn is a (Grade 2 listed) cotton spinning mill in Greenbank, Blackburn, Lancashire. It was designed by P.S.Stott, built in 1901,on the banks of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Imperial Mill is a red brick ring mill of dignified proportions, early C20 opened 1901.
It was designed by Sydney Stott. It has a long rectangular plan, 17 bays long and 5 bays wide, with rows of large close-set 8-paned windows. It was surmounted by two copper covered domed towers.
The centrally located engine-house projects at right angle towards the canal, with 6 round-arched windows on the long sides, and 2 Gothic-traceried round-arched windows canal end. There is a staircase tower on north angle, with round-arched grouped windows on top floor. The chimney (now gone) was free standing.


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