Building record MDR14201 - Possible smithy, northeast of Riber Castle, Riber, Matlock Town

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Along the unmarked lane that leads from Riber Road to Riber Castle there is a small stone building set to the northern side of the lane, at the base of the old quarry (now overgrown). This structure appears to be of a similar deign and building construction to other structures within the curtilage of the Castle. It is possible that it was built at the southern end of the quarry as a smithy. The building was included in Riber Conservation Area in May 2014. (1)

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  • <1> Unpublished document: Derbyshire Dales District Council (DDDC). 2014. Riber Conservation Area Character Appraisal.



Grid reference Centred SK 3083 5909 (5m by 5m)

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Nov 1 2022 3:17PM

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