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Listed Building record MDR16269 - 114, The Hill, Cromford Hill, Cromford

Type and Period (3)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1841 AD)
  • (Victorian - 1842 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1857 AD to 1901 AD)

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Full Description

A Grade II listed former Post Office, now a cottage, dated to the late 18th century and built of gritstone with gritstone dressings. The single storey, two bay building has a plain tile roof with a single gable and a single roof-ridge, red and blue brick gable chimney stack. From the left there is a 19th century four-panel door, a three-light shop window with a flat hood, a VR letter box set flush within the wall, then a 20th century glazing bar casement window and another 19th century four-panel door. Built as part of the millworkers' cottages to serve Richard Arkwright's Cromford Mill, the building occupies a key position among the 18th century Arkwright houses at the higher end of Cromford Hill. See list description for further details. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No. 1248373.



Grid reference Centred SK 2919 5647 (6m by 8m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2023 3:52PM

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