Hovis Mill, Macclesfield

A Steam powered Corn mill in the historic county of Cheshire, England.

Poster Image

A mill here belonging to Samuel Fitton and Sons was purchased by Hovis in 1898 and milled flour until 1904 when milling moved to Trafford Mill, and this building was used for producting paper wrappers. It was later converted to apartments.

Full details

Alternative names Macclesfield Mill, Union Mill
Power source Steam
Mill type Roller flour mill
Mill functions Corn mill
Archive ID 13795
Location Macclesfield
Historic county Cheshire
Country England
NGR SJ 924 733
Latitude 53.25735461028014
Longitude -2.114745759624155

Location

Sources

Ordnance Survey 25 inch map, Cheshire XXXVI.12 (1873)

Shorland-Ball, Rob & Brian McGee, The roller milling revolution: Master list of researched and located mills (2013), mill no. 21