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Monument record MDR4492 - Markeaton Mill (site of), Derby

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval to Victorian - 1066 AD? to 1850 AD?)
  • (Medieval to Georgian - 1066 AD to 1800 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 33293780 Markeaton, Mill (site of). A few worked stones remaining on the site of a mill shown on Burdett's map (1791). Possible Domesday mill, suggested by D. Farnsworth, Derbys. Arch. Soc. (1) A mill at Markeaton is recorded in Domesday Book but the exact location is unknown. A later mill is shown on Burdett's map on the Markeaton Brook downstream of Kedleston Hall, at approx. SK 330380, but the area has been extensively landscaped and its location is now unknown. No mill appears here on the 1881 OS map. (2) The Parliamentary Enclosure map of Markeaton of c. 1763 shows the mill to have been located by the road at the eastern end of the village. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Trent & Peak Archaeological Trust (TPAT). 2610. 2610.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Gifford, A. 1999. Derbyshire Watermills: Corn Mills.. B38, p 85.
  • <3> Map: c. 1763. 'A Plan of Macworth and Marton' (Parliamentary Enclosure Map). Derbyshire Record Office, D1052 A/PZ1.



Grid reference SK 3335 3770 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 19 2014 10:49AM

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