Monument record MDR14660 - Gas Works (remains of), Mayfield Road, Ashbourne

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Edwardian - 1840 AD to 1907 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A two storey brick office block built in 1907 is all that now [written in 1997] remains of the original works of the Ashbourne Gas Company. There was originally a range of workshops and a gas holder at the rear. The gas works were established at this site in 1840 and enlarged in 1852. The gas holder had a capacity of 10,000 cubic feet. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 1.



Grid reference Centred SK 1718 4603 (88m by 83m)

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2016 2:01PM

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