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Listed Building record MDR14182 - Nos. 71-77 Long Row, Belper

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to 21st Century - 1794 AD? to 2050 AD)

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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: '1. 5167 SK 3447 NE 1/39 28.9.76 LONG ROW (South Side) Nos 71 to 77 (consec) 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 1st 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 Archaeological Journal, Vol l18, 1961, pages 256 to 259; Nixon F, Industrial Archaeology Derbyshire, pages 201 and 227. Listing NGR: SK3462347890' (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <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> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 34623 47890 (point)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 6 2023 10:49AM

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