Categories of Special Interest
1790 - 1810
Freestanding chimney, built c. 1800, comprising square-plan plinth and tapering square-plan shaft. Roughly dressed sandstone walls to plinth having brick quoins and limestone coping. Red brick walls to shaft with limestone copings and brick sawtooth motifs to apex. Square-headed opening to east elevation having brick voussoirs.
This chimney was once part of a bustling mill complex. Built by the Oliver family, the mill was destroyed by fire in 1940 after which most of the buildings were demolished. Solidly constructed and finely detailed, this chimney serves as a reminder of the industrial heritage of the area.