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Building record MDR10420 - 35-57 Mile Ash Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby

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  • World Heritage Site

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Boar's Head Cotton Mill Complex and Associated Housing, Darley Abbey. Thomas Evans began the mill building programme in 1782, and in order to attract an adequate work force to his new enterprise he created a new village, complete with school and other amenities. The Workers Housing: the last of the Evans' terraces (nos 35-57 Mile Ash Lane) were not completed until the 1870s, being two storey brick with slate roofs, plain stone lintels and sills. (1)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 55.



Grid reference Centred SK 34959 38447 (54m by 21m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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