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Monument record MDR426 - Swallowhouse Paper Mill (site of) and mill pond, Swallow House Lane, Hayfield

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Mill pond of former Swallowhouse Mills (now demolished). (1) The OS map of 1898 shows several buildings at the western end of the mill pond, and marks the site 'Swallowhouse Mills (Paper)'. (2) Paper mill owned by the Slack family who also owned Bank Vale mill in Hayfield. The mill was closed in 1910 and sold. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 22.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet V.16, 1898.
  • <3> Article in serial: Schmoller, T. 1994. 'Some notes on Derbyshire paper mills, part 1', The Quarterly. Issue no. 9 (January), pp 1-5.



Grid reference Centred SK 031 872 (214m by 133m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 20 2010 2:47PM

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