Listed Building: INDUSTRIAL MUSEUM, FULL STREET (1287508)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 893, 2, 136
Date assigned Thursday, February 24, 1977
Date last amended

Description

Rebuilt in late C19, but the original site and retaining some of the brickwork of the silk mill established in 1717 by John Lombe, the 1st silk mill in this country. Red brick; of 3 and 4 storeys with octagonal tower block having octahedral slate roof. Built on arches on an island in the river. None of the original architectural ornament remains and the fine gates by Bakewell are now in Wardwick (qv). The building converted to an Industrial Museum 1974.

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Location

Grid reference SK 35345 36619 (point)
Map sheet SK33NE
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 14 2014 10:40AM

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