Building record MDR10311 - Former clothing works, Drewry Lane, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Former Type) (Hanoverian to Mid 20th Century - 1835 AD to 1950 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

James Smith & Co. Ltd, Drewry Lane. Three ranges of plain two storey brick buildings with slate roofs built by James Smith, manufacturer of railway and armed service uniforms, from 1856 onwards. Now converted to residential flats [2003]. (1) James Smith & Son, uniform manufacturers established in 1835 and closed in 1986. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. pp 28-9.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 61.



Grid reference Centred SK 34565 35980 (113m by 69m)

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Feb 23 2021 9:11AM

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