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Building record MDR4791 - Blue Mountains Cottages, Rigga Lane, Little Eaton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Industrial housing built by the Tempests of Peckwash Mill between 1820 and 1850 for their employees. (1) Numbers 15 to 17 are a terrace of three workers' cottages, built to serve Peckwash Mills (qv). The terrace was between between 1820 and 1850. It is built of coursed squared stone beneath a hipped slate roof. The front elevation is three storeys tall. On the first floor, there are three tall window openings beneath squared lintels. On the second floor, two windows have been altered so that they break the eaves. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 20.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Erewash Borough Council. List of buildings of local interest. LL/665 (numbers 15-17).



Grid reference Centred SK 3558 4239 (51m by 52m)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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