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Listed Building record MDR2837 - Nigel Griffiths Furniture Workshop, Grangemill, Brassington

Type and Period (3)

  • (Victorian - 1875 AD to 1900 AD?)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)

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Nigel Griffiths Furniture Workshop, Grangemill, Brassington, former cheese factory built in 1875. 'SK 243577. A cheese factory consisting of a long two storey limestone building with gritstone quoins. Its foundation stones were laid in 1875.' (1-2) From the National Heritage List for England: 'SK 25 NW BRASSINGTON VIA GELLIA 1/48 (East Side) Nigel Griffiths Furniture GV Workshop II Shop and furniture workshop, formerly purpose built cheese factory. Dated 1875. Coursed squared rock-faced limestone with rock-faced gritstone dressings and quoins. Slate roof. Gritstone gable end stacks. Two storeys, five bay front. West elevation - to north lower bay with glazing bar sash and door with bracketed flat stone hood and plank door. Above similar window. To south at floor level stone inscribed 'This stone was laid by Teresa C Chandos Pole Gell, Hopton Hall. March 20th 1875'. Beyond, three similar doorcases with plank doors Southern-most door has window either side, that to south being glazing bar sash and that to north having C20 fenestration. Above four glazing bar sashes. Listed for its historical interest as an early purpose built cheese factory. Listing NGR: SK2438057633.' (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: 1975. Council of British Archaeology Panel on Industrial Monuments. p 14. 14.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
  • <3> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 24380 57633 (point)

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May 7 2024 12:43PM

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