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Listed Building record MDR14179 - Nos. 58-63 Long Row, Belper

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1775 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Nos. 58-63 Long Row, Belper, a late 18th or early 19th century terrace. 'Long Row contains perhaps the most impressive example of industrial housing built in the town by Jedediah Strutt. The stone houses on the north side date from 1792-3, and the brick-built ones on the south side from the early 19th century.' (1) 'Long Row is industrial housing of a high quality. There were originally 77 houses in the Long Row. It was built in the form of three terraces, two of which were continuous until broken by the North Midland Railway in 1840. The southern two-storey terrace is constructed primarily in brick and ascends the rising ground in stepped pairs. Each house has its own garden with allotments behind. There are now 62 dwellings in all.' (2) 'Plans were made in 1891 showing a proposed extension out the back of a property on Long Row. They were submitted as supporting documentation for a planning application back in 2010, to knock two of the cottages in to one at Nos. 58-9. Presumably the plans related to these houses, but not necessarily; many of the southern row had extensions in a similar fashion built at some point.' (3) From the National Heritage List for England: 'LONG ROW 1. 5167 (South Side) Nos 58 to 63 (consec) SK 3447 NE 1/35 28.9.76. II GV 2. Late Cl8/early Cl9 industrial housing. Red brick terrace with slate roof stepped down hillside in pairs. Two storeys. Two windows each, sashes with late C19 glazing except No 60 modern glazing and sashes of Nos 61 and 62 unbarred, 3 ft high coursed stone garden walls adjoin each house. Pitched stone coping. Listing NGR: SK3472847892.' (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). 3.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Derwent Valley Mills Partnership. 2011. The Derwent Valley Mills and their Communities. 54-55.
  • <3> Graphic material: Lord Belper & Co Proprietors. 1891. Plans for proposed alterations to two cottages situated on Long Row, Belper.
  • <4> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 34728 47892 (point)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Feb 27 2023 10:42PM

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