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Monument record MDR14664 - Former fishing tackle maker's workshop, Dig Street, Ashbourne

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)
  • (Georgian - 1750 AD to 1799 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A former fishing tackle maker's workshop is situated on Dig Street, Ashbourne. It comprises of a two storey shop building of early 19th century date, with late 18th century workshop behind and situated adjacent to Henmore Brook. The original firm was founded as Foster Bros. in 1763, but it now [1997] trades as Fosters Sporting Services Ltd. The earlier workshop is currently a bar and bistro. (1) The shop building fronting the road is now in use as a wine bar [2015]. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 3.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 27/05/2015.



Grid reference Centred SK 1804 4658 (35m by 24m)

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2016 2:01PM

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