Monument record MDR14757 - Summer Cross Factory, Tideswell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Early 20th Century - 1800 AD to 1930 AD (approximately))

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Difficult to determine, most likely 'Velvet Mill', a silk mill. (1) Summer Cross Factory, originally called the Rising Sun. A velvet and fustian cutting factory, closed in the 1930s and subsequently a plastics factory making knife handles before being converted into flats. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: OS 1" map, 1840 (1970 edition, sheet 28).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 52.



Grid reference Centred SK 1496 7562 (61m by 61m)

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 10:21AM

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