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Monument record MDR10272 - Former Albion Brass and Iron Foundry, Abbey Street/Woods Lane, Derby

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) (Victorian to Mid 20th Century - 1860 AD to 1950 AD?)
  • (Former Type) (Victorian to Mid 20th Century - 1860 AD to 1950 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Albion and Nelson Foundries, Abbey Street/Woods Lane. Only a single brick workshop survives of the Albion Foundry, established by Smith Bros in 1860s, one of two foundries on the site. The Nelson Foundry is now gone; originally housed Brown's Foundry until 1913. (1) "Albion Foundry (Brass and Iron)" shown on 1st ed. OS 25" of c.1880. Buildings still shown, but not labelled, on 2nd ed. OS 25" of c.1900, and 3rd ed. of c.1920. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 11.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 34789 35544 (65m by 34m)

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Record last edited

Sep 22 2014 4:28PM

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