Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 48663 63611
248663, 663611


1886: Woodhouse and Morley of Bradford, architects with additions in 1914. 5-storey mill, 18 x 16 bays with 6-storey tower, 2 x 3 bays to NE corner. NW corner has 2 bays each face set forward. SW corner is rounded. Red brick with cream brick to window heads and bands. Ashlar base course, and dressings, including rusticated surrounds to 4 round-headed entrances. Segmentally-headed windows to lower 4 floors. Round headed to 5th floor with ashlar impost moulding. Cill courses to each floor. Cornice and 8ft high balustrade. 6th storey of tower is

similar to 5th floor. Flat bitumen sealed roof with glazed central lantern. Symmetrical double fire escape to W elevation added 1911. Interior has cast-iron columns with steel and reinforced concrete joists and central glazed well with galleries formerly extending down to ground flat. 1st and 2nd flats floored after 1912.

Statement of Special Interest

Well originally for mill engine which were removed 1912. Lit by electricity from the beginning. Upgraded to Category A 22.9.89.




About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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