Building record MDR10405 - Cottage and Former Workshop, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby

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Cottage and Workshop, Old Lane, Darley Abbey. A further seven bay section also dating from the 1790s under the same roof as Preparation Building and Cart Sheds (SMR32268), the western section being occupied by a cottage. (1) The mill closed in the late 1960s but still flourishes after a fashion, split up into smaller industrial units. (2) The Cottage and Workshop is a 7 bay building under the same roofline as the preparation building and probably dating from the 1790s. The westernmost 3 bays are occupied by a dwelling and the remainder by a workshop. There are a variety of windows, some sash frames, the others with cast-iron frames below shallow brick arched lintels. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 58.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 54.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1067809.



Grid reference Centred SK 35361 38677 (19m by 11m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2336

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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