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Building record MDR10256 - Former malthouse, Forman Street, Derby

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Malthouse, Forman Street. Long single storey brick malthouse from late 1840s with hipped roof and a range of cast-iron windows along the street frontage. The cistern section with its steep pyramidal roof survives at the south end and the kiln section at the north end. In use as a malthouse until about 1900; now in mixed commercial use. (1) Shown as Cardboard box Manufactory on OS 25" map for 1900. (2) Built circa 1840-50 as a malthouse, for Maltster Alderman Robert Forman. Cast iron windows on the Uttoxeter New Road end were removed around 1998. There are much more authentic interiors at the southern end. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 5.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet L.13.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List.



Grid reference Centred SK 34780 36081 (50m by 77m)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:22AM

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