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Listed Building record MDR16301 - 33-43 (odd), Market Place, Cromford

Type and Period (7)

  • (Georgian to Early 20th Century - 1780 AD to 1920 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1780 AD to 1899 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1780 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1780 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1780 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1780 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

A Grade II listed row of houses with shops, originally built in the 1780s for Richard Arkwright to accommodate textile workers for his mills, and later converted to retail use, altered and extended in the 19th century. The original four houses, Nos 37-41, date from the 1780s and are built of coursed rubble with tiled roofs to the Arkwright's Phase I type i.e. originally a single unit in plan with rear services; three storeys; side stairs against the end and party walls behind and to one side of the front entrance; front elevations of two bays, the entrance bay with no windows above the door, the other with two-light stone mullioned windows to each floor; doorway with substantial rectangular lintels and crude capitals and bases, all tooled; moulded stone eaves cornice and roof ridge chimney-stacks. No. 33 was added to the rear, and No. 43 to the right, before 1841 (when they appear on the Tithe Map). 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. 1263844.



Grid reference Centred SK 2950 5685 (33m by 28m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2023 3:59PM

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