Monument record MDR10363 - Transformer box, Friar Gate, Derby

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Transformer Box, Friar Gate. Square vertical box-shaped electrical transformer unit of 1893. Side panels bear interlaced monogram and borough Buck in the Park emblem. (1) Victorian (electrical) transformer. Friar Gate. SK3460 3642. Made by Walter MacFarlane, Saracen Foundry, Glasgow. Mentioned in Derbyshire Life Vol. 44 No. 7, July 1979, p47 "Iron Street Furniture". (2) Fine example of a cast iron electrical transformer box by Walter McFarlane of Saracen Foundry, Glasgow, cast in 1893. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 46.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 14.1 with photo.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 67.



Grid reference Centred SK 34586 36451 (2m by 2m)

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Nov 16 2017 10:23AM

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