Monument record MDR554 - Bowdenhay Wadding Mill, Bowden Lane, Chapel-en-le-Frith
Type and Period (3)
- WADDING MILL (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
- MILL POND (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
- LEAT (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Bowdenhay Mill (Wadding) appears on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (1) Bowdenhay Wadding Mill comprises a stone building and former watercourse. It now produces tinfoil plate . (2) Bowdenhay Mill does not appear on the Tithe Map of 1847 but was present by 1879, when it was producing wadding. It was still in use as a wadding mill in 1938. In 1984 it was producing tinfoil plate. (3) As of 2004, site is now occupied by a food packaging firm. (4)
- <1> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <2> SDR4751 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 12.
- <3> SDR20771 Unpublished document: Stroud, G. 1999. Extensive Urban Survey: Chapel-en-le-Frith. Archaeological Assessment Report.
- <4> SDR22140 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). pp. 16.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 062 811 (179m by 252m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Events/Activities (1)
Please contact the HER for details.
External Links (0)
Record last edited
Sep 28 2015 12:44PM