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Monument record MDR11578 - Iron foundry (site of), Calow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1850 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The foundry is marked on Greenwood's map of 1825 and on Sanderson's map of 1837. (1, 2) By the time of the 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880 the area is called Furnace Hillock, and a few small buildings and a quarry are shown. It is not clear exactly where the foundry stood. (3) By the end of the century a target had been erected within the quarry, associated with a rifle range to the south-west. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Greenwood, C & I. Map of the County of Derby from an Actual Survey made in the Years 1824 & 1825. 1" = 1 mile.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 40540 69728 (156m by 153m)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:19AM

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