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Listed Building: NOS. 124 TO 128 (EVEN) CROMFORD HILL (1249058)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 668, 1, 128
Date assigned Wednesday, September 12, 1990
Date last amended

Description

Two (formerly three) houses. Built 1780s for Richard Arkwright to accommodate workers for his textile mills. Coursed rubble; tiled roofs; two red and black brick ridge stacks, the plan of Nos 124 and 126 (which are of three storeys) of Arkwright phase I type: single unit with rear services under catslide; side stairs against end and party walls behind and to one side of front entrance; 2-bay front elevations, the entrance bay with no windows above, the other with 2-light stone mullioned windows (which survive intact only to the upper floors of No. 126; surrounds intact to No. 128 but altered to No. 126 at ground floor level); doorways with substantial rectangular lintels and crude capitals and bases to imposts, all tooled intact to all three houses. No. 128 is of two storeys, 2-light mullioned window to first floor only, the ground-floor window opening altered. Although sharing similar decorative features with the other two, No. 128 is later (see vertical masonry joint). Renewed casements throughout; doors: glazed C20 to No. 124, planked C19 to others. Tie rod ends visible to fronts of Nos 124 and 126.

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Location

Grid reference SK 29195 56433 (point)
Map sheet SK25NE
Civil Parish CROMFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Nov 7 2013 4:02PM

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