Building record MDR10501 - Mickleover Manor, Mickleover, Derby

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Mickleover Manor built 1849-62. (1) Mickleover manor was designed by Henry Duesbury for Major William Newton, and built 1849-51, a brick house with sandstone dressings in "Jacobethan" style. Extended 1861-2. Became a preparatory school in 1922, but closed after World War Two. Used as a hospital from the 1950s until 1988. (2) Modern mapping (2007) suggests that the building is subdivided into a number of dwellings. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M. 1996. The Illustrated History of Derby Suburbs. p 102.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Craven, M & Stanley, M. 1991. The Derbyshire Country House. pp 143-144.
  • <3> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 30444 34178 (59m by 61m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Mar 8 2016 12:06PM

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