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Listed Building record MDR16284 - Dene Top Cottage, 165, The Hill (B5036), Cromford Hill, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1667 AD to 1899 AD)

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A Grade II listed two-storey house, possibly late 17th or early 18th century, considerably altered and partially rebuilt in the 19th century. Built of coursed rubble under tiled roofs with 2 rendered roof-ridge chimney-stacks, originally to a three-unit plan set end-on to Cromford Hill. The roadside unit was replaced by a cross range in the early 19th century (present on the 1841 Tithe Map). The house front has a symmetrical two window range and all windows have large rectangular lintels and later-19th century four-pane horned sash windows. The left return is rendered. The rear range is the older part with irregular fenestration including one large two-light window with a renewed mullion and a late 20th century top-opener with small panes to the first floor, and two smaller ground-floor windows under large lintels flanking a broad doorway with a half-glazed door (this might mark the original entry). Internal evidence indicates that the 19th century range replaces one of the three original units. Included for group value with Nos 142-148 [SMR33901] and 150 [SMR33933], The Hill, Cromford Hill. It is one of a small number of houses that survive from the pre-Arkwright hamlet of Cromford. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No. 1248912.



Grid reference Centred SK 2919 5637 (14m by 9m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2023 3:23PM

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