Listed Building: CROMFORD MILL (1248010)

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Grade I
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 668, 1, 14
Date assigned Thursday, June 22, 1950
Date last amended

Description

In the entry for the following: 1. MILL ROAD 1390 CROMFORD Cromford Mill SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50 the grade shall be amended to grade I 1. MILL ROAD 1390 CROMFORD Cromford Mill SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50. II* 2. The nucleus of 1771, the first cotton mill set up by Richard Arkwright, who here first applied the "Spinning Jenny" to the manufacture of cotton goods. The buildings are semi-fortified, designed to resist rioters, and surrounded by high walls with a convex gatehouse. The main block of ashlar, 3-storeyed and with plain sash windows. Including a 3-storeyed stone rubble block with 6 2-light mullioned windows and a 2-storeyed block with 5 sash windows and channelled lintels, both on left-hand side; cast iron aqueduct dated 1821 spans roadway. Now a paint factory. Listing NGR: SK2984956985

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Sources (1)

  • Unpublished document: Reynish, S and Brannlund, L. 2015. Phase 1 Works, Building 17, Cromford Mill, Cromford: Archaeological Watching Brief.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 29849 56985 (point)
Map sheet SK25NE
Civil Parish CROMFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Record last edited

Feb 6 2019 1:18PM

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