Building record MDR12195 - Besthill Cottages, Long Lane, Broadbottom, Charlesworth

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Besthill Cottages are likely to have been built as worker's cottages for Besthill Mill (SMR 3682), the site of which lies adjacent to these cottages. (1) Besthill Mill was a cotton mill that was built in 1784 and closed in the 1930s. (2) The mill appears to have been demolished since its closure, but the cottages still remain. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fullarton, J (Charlesworth Heritage Group). 1985. Just a Glimpse of Charlesworth. p 15.
  • <3> *Internet Web Site: Bing Maps. www.bing.com/maps. Website viewed 25/02/2010.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SJ 9962 9381 (20m by 18m)
Civil Parish CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Aug 13 2015 9:09AM

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