Upper Steps Mill, South Crosland

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  • location: Magdale, South Crosland
  • category: mill

The mill was used as an early Sunday School from 1790.

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 4 August 1983
  • listing entry number 1134863

MAGDALE (Honley). Nos 12 and 16. Formerly Upper Steps Mill converted to three dwellings and now two dwellings. Late C18. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins. Stone slate roof, hipped to south (possibly later). Gable copings on moulded kneelers. Moulded stone brackets. Three storeys. No 12 has symmetrical facade (West) of 3 bays, with central door with 2-light windows over and 3-light windows to each side. To south, No 16 was formerly manufacturing, with large carriage entrance to east and west, both part blocked. Large 2-light windows to south side, at ground and first floor level. Two and 3-light stone mullioned window (altered) to second floor. On west side is single storey extension, of later date, of no architectural interest. South elevation has continuous 12-light stone mullioned window at second floor level. Recent single storey extension. North gable to No 12 has central blocked doorway with 2-light window to each side. The first Sunday School in Honley was held here in 1790.


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