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Building record MDR11425 - The Cedars, 138 Whitaker Road, Derby

Type and Period (3)

  • (Victorian - 1868 AD to 1868 AD)
  • (Victorian - 1868 AD to 1868 AD)
  • (Victorian - 1868 AD to 1868 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Whitaker Road, No. 138, The Cedars. Built c.1868, probably to a design by Giles & Brookhouse. Particularly complete stables, outbuildings etc. Long the home of the junior branch of the Bemrose family, and subsequently the School of Occupational Therapy. (1) Classically designed two storey dwelling house, built c. 1868, with a slate covered hipped roof, modern soffit and fascia on brackets at the eaves. Plain sash windows in moulded stone architraves and a central doorcase with a Georgian style radiating semi-circular fanlight. Stone single storey canted bays on the right and left hand side of the entrance. Some 20th century extensions and original outbuildings. The house has been occupied by the University of Derby since the 1950s. It was probably designed by Giles & Brookhouse, and was for a long time the home of a branch of the Bemrose family. (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 Unpublished document: 2007.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 25.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derby City Council. 2010. City of Derby Local List.



Grid reference Centred SK 33980 34779 (35m by 34m)

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2015 12:06PM

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