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Monument record MDR10273 - Nelson Iron Foundry (site of), Abbey Street/Woods Lane, Derby

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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) "Nelson Foundry (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)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 11.



Grid reference Centred SK 34797 35585 (70m by 37m)

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Record last edited

May 3 2017 11:32AM

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