Monument record MDR10280 - Former Masson Works, Litchurch Lane, Derby
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(Former Type) (Victorian to Late 20th Century - 1863 AD to 1982 AD?)
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Masson Works, Litchurch Lane. Residual buildings of the former works of Fletcher Stewart Ltd, manufacturers of sugar processing machinery. George Fletcher was a friend and pupil of George Stephenson, the railway engineer, and moved to Derby from London in 1863 to set up a larger works. The manufacturing facilities were sold in 1982 and are now in other use. A 5 hp Grasshopper steam engine built c.1850 by the firm, was transferred to the Derby works and is now on working display in Derby Industrial Museum. (1)
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 14.
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Centred SK 36250 34645 (174m by 231m)
DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE
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Dec 20 2010 12:14PM
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