Building record MDR10429 - Probable former drying shed or hay barn, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) ? (Hanoverian to Mid 20th Century - 1835 AD? to 1950 AD?)
  • (Former Type) ? (Hanoverian to Late 20th Century - 1835 AD? to 1968 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

Further surviving buildings of note were present by the middle of the 19th century. Immediately south-west of the stables, a tall single-storeyed building, open-fronted to the east, is of uncertain function, but may be the precursor of later drying sheds. (1) The mill closed in the late 1960s but still flourishes after a fashion, split up into smaller industrial units. (2) Open-fronted store, now owned by Kevin Smith. Single-storey range built between 1835-1846, may have been designed as a hay barn in association with the stable building. Original slates and ridge-mounted ventilators replaced with concrete tiles. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Menuge, A (English Heritage). 2000. Boar's Head Mills, Darley Abbey, Derby, English Heritage Briefing Notes. p 5.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 54.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Morris, M (Mel Morris Conservation). 2004. Study to Identify Candidate Buildings for Grant Assistance and a Review of Conservation Area Boundaries, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Gazetteer: 14-017.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 35396 38656 (19m by 21m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3895
  • EDR2336

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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