Building southwest of gate hut, former Butterley Works, Butterley Hill, Ripley, an early 19th century building.
From the National Heritage List for England:
'SK 45 SW RIPLEY BUTTERLEY HILL(south side)
4/64 Building to west of gatehouse at Butterley Company Works
Offices, now lavatory block. Early C19 with later alterations. Coursed squared stone with stone dressings and hipped Welsh slate roof with projecting eaves band. Two storeys and four bays. Ground floor has central doorcase, now partly blocked in brick and with C20 door, flanked to left by three segment headed windows with stone voussoirs that to centre partly covered by steps, and to right by C20 window and flight of iron steps up to wide first floor plank door below segmental voussoired arch. Inserted doorcase with plank door to left to top of other flight of steps flanked to either side by two short windows below segmental voussoired arches, with projecting sills. Sills have been considerably raised and windows filled in below. Butterley Works were founded by Benjamin Outram c1790 to exploit the coal reserves in the area. Source: Philip Rider 'The Butterley Company 1780- 1830'. Included for group value only.
Listing NGR: SK4014451706.'
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1335398.
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RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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