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Monument record MDR11277 - Former Granby Leather and Parchment Works, Slack Lane, Derby

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The buildings of 'Granby Works (Leather)' are marked along the eastern boundary of the site on 1st ed. OS 25" map of c. 1880, with buildings and grounds labelled 'Parcelfield' occupying the western part. (1) 'Granby Works (Leather and Parchment)' still shown along the eastern boundary on 2nd ed. OS 25" map of c. 1900, with a new large building, labelled 'Skin Works', occupying the rest of the site and replacing Parcelfield. (2) 'Granby Works (Leather)' shown on 3rd ed. OS 25" map of c. 1920, an amalgamation of the buildings shown on the 2nd ed. (3) Buildings are shown on this site on Sanderson's 1835 map 'Twenty Miles Round Mansfield', and on the 1852 Board of Health map where they are marked 'Parcel Fields'. 2007 mapping shows a building on the site which appears to incorporate earlier buildings. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 33568 36197 (138m by 93m)

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2020 8:16AM

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