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Building record MDR11398 - Nos. 34-56 (even) Oriel Terrace, Gerard Street, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian - 1840 AD to 1849 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gerard Street, Oriel Terrace. Another development by Rev. Roseingrave Macklin, the street was pitched in 1840, and this row of 12 exceptionally pretty 'cottage orne' style houses was built shortly afterwards. Several are still in original condition, and all have attractive curving staircases and pretty eave frets. One of the finest early Victorian terraces. (1) Terrace of 12 early Victorian cottages with many original features still in place. Two storey brick built houses each with canted bay with eight casements windows, divided by cruciform timber transom and mullion, and a single first floor window again with timber transom and mullion. The larger bottom casements have a single horizontal glazing bar. The bays have a projecting cornice on consoles and each property has gothic cast iron ornamentation below gutter at eaves. Panelled doors and semi-circular fanlights with radiating glazing bars. Built in the 1840s by Reverend Rosingrave Macklin. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: 2007. 'Derby Civic Society Suggested Local List Additions', Derby Civic Society Newsletter. No. 85, pp 15-26. p 18; photograph.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List. p 17.



Grid reference Centred SK 34911 35946 (37m by 56m)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2017 10:24AM

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