Delph Hill Mill
Location Chorley Old Rd, Doffcocker
Updated December 23, 2016 5:56 PM
1800 Built, Lambert Heaton (succeeding John Heaton).
1821 - 1822 John Mawdsley
1843 Peter Heaton and Sons
1853 Thomas and Joseph Heaton
1855 July 30th Mill destroyed by fire.
1860 - 1872 James Whittaker.
1872 William Heaton.
1884 Robert Whittaker.
1900 William Heaton also at Lostock Junction Mills.
1925 William Heaton and Sons Ltd also at Lostock Junction Mills.
1950 William Heaton and Sons Ltd (Crosses and Heatons Ltd).
1970 Tons of masonry crashed into a road today as part of the 50ft mill wall collapsed in gale force winds. It swayed crazily for several seconds before falling. Police had earlier sealed off the area after a danger warning.
1985 Redeveloped as a Public House (Jolly Miller).