Listed Building: NOS. 86 TO 94 (EVEN) CROMFORD HILL (1277689)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 668, 1, 123
Date assigned Wednesday, September 12, 1990
Date last amended


Row of five houses. Built 1780s in a single phase for Richard Arkwright to accommodate workers for his textile mills. The row rises up Cromford Hill under three roof lines. Coursed rubble; tiled roofs. 3 red and black brick ridge stacks. Plan similar to Arkwright phase I type: single unit with rear services under catslide; 3 storeys; side stairs against end and party walls; 2-bay front elevations, the entrance bay with no windows above, the other with 2-light stone- mullioned windows to all floors; doorway with large rectangular lintels and crude capitals and bases to imposts, all tooled. All doorways survive intact; the window surrounds survive also, but mullions to No. 86 only. C20 casements to all except No. 88 (top-hunt) openers) and No. 92 which has a bow window inserted into original opening to ground-floor. C20 doors throughout. The low raised pavements to the front of the row may be original and are included in this listing.

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Grid reference SK 29217 56526 (point)
Map sheet SK25NE

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Nov 7 2013 4:17PM

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