Building record MDR10443 - Highfields (formerly), Darley Abbey, Derby

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) (Victorian to Mid 20th Century - 1880 AD? to 1950 AD?)
  • (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1950 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A final piece of parkland was preserved by the building of Highfields for Henry Evans, a younger son, in the 1880s. This later became St Philomena's Convent, which preserved the house and mature wooded park. Unfortunately the Nuns have recently (1995) sold this to a developer who plans to build extensively in the parkland. (1) Associated parkland/garden is SMR 32305

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 54.



Grid reference Centred SK 34312 38124 (50m by 27m)

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Record last edited

Sep 22 2014 4:31PM

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