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Monument record MDR11663 - Victoria Mill (site of), Woodside Street, Newtown

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Full Description

A four storey gritstone mill building dated 1860 (datestone on chimney), the third of a group on the banks of the Peak Forest Canal. In 1922 it was the works of Daniel Wood, candlewick manufacturer. Initials "JF" on the datestone. (1) Victoria Mill (1860). A candlewick factory later used for other processes related to cotton. It was burnt down in the middle 1980s whilst occupied by several firms. It had a wharf on the Peak Forest Canal. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 27.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bowyer, O. 1989. The Peak Forest Canal: Upper Level: Towpath Guide, 3rd ed., New Mills History Notes No. 11. p 28.



Grid reference Centred SJ 99803 84890 (64m by 45m)

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Record last edited

Apr 26 2022 3:44PM

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