Listed Building record MDR14170 - Former Nailor's Workshop, No. 8 Joseph Street, Belper

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

Former nailor's workshop, No. 8 Joseph Street, Belper, an early 19th century building. 'One of the many nailer's shops that were once in operation in Belper. There were over 600 people employed in the nail-making industry in the 1840s in the locality.' (1) Before the advent of the cotton spinning, nail-making vied with knitting as the town's principal industry. (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'JOSEPH STREET 1. 5167 (North Side ) Nailers shop at No 8 SK 3447 NE 1/103 II GV 2. Early C19. A small building with gable end to street. Coursed stone, tiles and small end brick chimney. Single storey. Stable door and window to street. A rare survival of this once staple industry of Belper. Listing NGR: SK3488947797. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1993. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazeteer of Sites Part III: Borough of Amber Valley. 3, with photo.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). 4, with photo.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 34889 47797 (point)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Aug 20 2023 8:46PM

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