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Building record MDR10368 - Ladygrove Cottages, Osmaston Road, Derby

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Royal Crown Derby, Osmaston Road. A terrace of ten brick two storey houses with dentil eaves, slate roofs, stone sills and heads, sash windows and bold corbelled chimney stacks. Built in the 1890s by Royal Crown Derby for its workers. Only two houses occupied in July 2002. (1) Cottages built circa 1879 at right angles to Osmaston Road, for the work force of the adjacent porcelain works, then Derby China Works. Two storey red brick terrace with slate roofs and some remaining two-over-two sliding sash windows. Eaves course dentilled and corbelled. Plain gables. Chimneys with oversailing courses. Rear access via a lane, where a number of gate piers retain their moulded stone caps. (2) The 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880 shows a terrace of 14 houses situated at right-angles to Osmaston Road. (3) Modern maps show numbers 11-14 are no longer extant. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 48.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 25.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 35755 35083 (54m by 66m)

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Record last edited

Jun 26 2013 2:08PM

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