Listed Building record MDR14182 - Nos. 71-77 Long Row, Belper
Type and Period (1)
- TERRACE (Georgian to 21st Century - 1794 AD? to 2050 AD)
Nos. 71-77 Long Row, Belper, built between 1794-1797. 'Long Row contains perhaps the most impressive example of industrial housing built in the town by Jedediah Strutt.' (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. There are now 62 dwellings in all.' (2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'LONG ROW 1. 5167 (South Side) Nos 71 to 77 (consec) SK 3447 NE 1/39 28.9.76. 71 to 77 (cSec) II GV 2. 1794-1797. Early industrial housing of some quality, built by William Strutt to house workers in the new mills and warehouses then being erected at Belper. A terrace of stone houses built on hill slope with pitched slate roof overall. Three storeys. One window each (and some additional small lst floor windows). Stone lintels, sashes with late C19 glazing, small paired sashes top floor. Doors have voussoirs and cambered head linings. Stone baulk attached to corner of wall at No 71. Ref: Barley M W Arcbaelogical Journal, Vol l18, 1961, pages 256 to 259; Nixon F, Industrial Archaeology Derbyshire, pages 201 and 227. Listing NGR: SK3462347890.' (3)
- <1> SDR22089 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). 3.
- <2> SDR22079 Bibliographic reference: Derwent Valley Mills Partnership. 2011. The Derwent Valley Mills and their Communities. 54-55.
- <3> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1101486?section=official-list-entry.
|Grid reference||SK 34623 47890 (point)|
|Civil Parish||BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE|
|World Heritage Site||Derwent Valley Mills|
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Record last edited
Sep 12 2022 10:11PM