Building record MDR16313 - 46-52 (even), The Hill (B5036), Cromford Hill, Cromford

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Full Description

A row of four Grade II listed, early 19th century terraced houses (marked on the 1841 Tithe Map), built of coursed rubble with reconstituted slab or corrugated concrete roofs (except for No. 50 which has a Welsh slate roof). Possibly built for Richard Arkwright to accommodate textile workers for his mills, the houses have two storeys and a plan that is a variant on the 'Arkwright phase I' type with side stairs against end and party walls behind the front entrance; each house with 2 window bays; doorways under a large lintel with no window above the door, the other bay with windows under a cambered arch. 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. 1277688.



Grid reference Centred SK 2930 5659 (16m by 17m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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