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Monument record MDR554 - Bowdenhay Wadding Mill, Bowden Lane, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Type and Period (3)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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 [1984]. (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)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 12.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Stroud, G. 1999. Extensive Urban Survey: Chapel-en-le-Frith. Archaeological Assessment Report.
  • <4> 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)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3300

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Record last edited

Sep 28 2015 12:44PM

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