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Building record MDR10813 - Former workshops/engine sheds, Clay Cross

Type and Period (1)

  • (Former Type) (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 402652. An interesting engine shed is now [in 1969] used as a store for surplus museum relics. It has twinned round-arched cast-iron windows. Sand hole at foot of chimney. Iron lamp-oil tank has tap handle fitted with padlock. (1) To the east of the North Midland main line, close to the site of the former Clay Cross station, is a single-storey brick workshop with twinned round arch cast-iron windows now filled in, which was once the workshops of the Stretton and Ashover Railway. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p 238.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 29.



Grid reference Centred SK 40165 65128 (47m by 53m)

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2018 2:24PM

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