Home > Historic Buildings > Mellor Mill
Can your business or organisation help support this site too?
Last additions - Mellor Mill
mmillw1516_021.jpg
Mellor Mill 2016Mellor Mill foundations exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmill1516_075.jpg
Mellor Mill 2016Mellor Mill foundations exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmillw1516_016.jpg
Mellor Lodge 2016Foundations of Oldknow's Mellor Lodge exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmill1516_040.jpg
Mellor Mill 2016Mellor Mill foundations exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmill1516_074.jpg
Mellor Mill 2016Mellor Mill foundations exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmill1516_034.jpg
Mellor Mill 2016Mellor Mill foundations exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
mmill1516_013.jpg
Mellor Lodge 2016Foundations of Oldknow's Mellor Lodge exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016
housepan21516.jpg
Mellor Lodge 2016Foundations of Oldknow's Mellor Lodge exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.May 17, 2016


Mellor Mill


picture02.jpg

Photographs, etchings and paintings of Mellor Mill in its glorious prime and unfortunate decline after the horrendous fire that destroyed it in 1892.

37 files, last one added on May 17, 2016
Album viewed 1724 times

Mellor and Marple Lodge and other Buildings


picture07.jpg

Oldknow built many other buildings near his mill, including a home for himself, Mellor Lodge, and another for the Mill Manager, Marple Lodge, on the opposite bank. Marple Lodge had a extensive ornamental garden running alongside the river, of which there are still a few traces if you look very closely.

36 files, last one added on May 17, 2016
Album viewed 1656 times

Mellor Lodge Plans


picture12.jpg

These are photographs of plans of Oldknow's home, Mellor Lodge, which he built for himself on the Mellor side of the River Goyt. They can't be originals, because they have a telephone number on them. We know nothing of their history but if anyone knows where these are now we'd love the opportunity to take them again without the flash!

6 files, last one added on Jul 09, 2006
Album viewed 721 times

 

3 albums on 1 page(s)

Most viewed - Mellor Mill
picture_69.JPG
The Garden House2448 viewsThe Garden House stood near Mellor Lodge, off Lakes Road. In 1881 it was home to unemployed Engine Driver William Smith, his wife Sarah and their 8 children between the ages of 3 and 18.
mellor-lodge-01.jpg
Mellor Lodge2076 viewsMellor Lodge, from Marple Local History Society Archives.
Img1304.jpg
Mellor Mill Oil Painting Close Up2045 viewsClose up photograph of the mill itself in the painting that was the inspiration for the well known etching of Mellor Mill by F. Jukes. Is that Samuel Oldknow in the doorway? Click image for a larger version.
picture_125.JPG
Mellor Mill from the rear.1988 viewsA similar shot from the rear of Mellor Mill but with a very smart gentleman. The mill manager perhaps?
tom-oldham-model-handover-01.jpg
Tom Oldham Model of Mellor Mill1951 viewsTom Oldham's family hand over his model of Mellor Mill to Ann Hearle of Marple Local History Society. From the Society's Archives.
picture19.jpg
After the Fire 11849 viewsA clear photo of Mellor Mill after the fire in 1892. To the left is the Corn Mill, which was still intact after the fire.
MellorMill.jpg
The Corn Mill1848 viewsA newspaper cutting of Oldknow's Corn Mill during its final days of dereliction.
Img1299.jpg
Mellor Mill Oil Painting1718 viewsPhoto of the original oil painting by Manchester artist Joseph Parry (1744 to 1826). The engraving of the Mill was based on this painting. Click the image for a larger version.

Random files - Mellor Mill
picture_69.JPG
The Garden HouseThe Garden House stood near Mellor Lodge, off Lakes Road. In 1881 it was home to unemployed Engine Driver William Smith, his wife Sarah and their 8 children between the ages of 3 and 18.
shuttle-stone-at-site.jpg
Oldknow's Shuttle StoneOldknow's Shuttle Stone at the Mellor Mill site before it was moved to Memorial Park. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
picture20.jpg
After the Fire 2We think this less clear photo is older than No.1, as the walls of the mill are much higher.
apprentice-houses-06.jpg
Bottoms Hall - Apprentice HousesBottoms Hall and the Apprentice Houses c1960. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
housew1516pan3.jpg
Mellor Lodge 2016Foundations of Oldknow's Mellor Lodge exposed by Mellor Archaeological Trust. Phot Arthur Procter.
shuttle-stone-in-memorial-park.jpg
Oldknow's Shuttle StoneSamuel Oldknow's Shuttle Stone from Mellor Mill soon after it was placed in Memorial Park. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
mellor-lodge-sketch-m-malburn.jpg
Mellor LodgeThe rear of Mellor Lodge sketched by M. Malburn. From Marple Local History Society Archives.
picture_125.JPG
Mellor Mill from the rear.A similar shot from the rear of Mellor Mill but with a very smart gentleman. The mill manager perhaps?

Who is online?
There are 30 registered users.  The newest registered user is Andre.  In total there are 21 visitors online: 0 registered users and 21 guests.  Most users ever online: 268 on 11/04/19 at 17:03.  Registered users who have been online in the past 10 minutes: .