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Building record MDR10310 - 2 Cheapside, Derby

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Full Description

Framework Knitting Top-shop, Bold Lane. Two end windows survive of the original second floor long window, infilled with brickwork, on a building on the corner of Cheapside. This is the only known remaining trace in the city of the top-shop/workshops housing 170 or more frames in 1790. More were in the surrounding villages. (1) No 2 Cheapside is a four-storey building with a parapet and has two later casement windows with keyblocks and channelled lintels; moulded wood eaves, slates. There is a weavers' loft to the Bold Lane elevation. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 28.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Lythe, R (Pre-construct Archaeology). 2007. An Archaeological Desk-based Assessment of Land Fronting Bold Lane and St Mary's Gate, Derby.



Grid reference Centred SK 35034 36334 (11m by 12m)

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Record last edited

Feb 27 2020 8:40PM

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