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Monument record MDR5601 - Washington Mills (site of), Borrowash, Ockbrook

Type and Period (3)

  • (Victorian - 1850 AD? to 1900 AD)
  • (Early 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1901 AD to 1990 AD?)
  • (Early 20th Century to Late 20th Century - 1901 AD? to 1990 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A single storey factory building with two storey offices and circular chimney, all in brick. Constructed during the 1900s for Faire Brothers, it is now [in 1986] occupied by Lilley's Narrow Fabrics for the manufacture of tape and elastic web. A mid-19th century factory called Bellevue Works previously stood on the site. It was disused by 1901 but had been used for the manufacture of elastic web, lace and bicycles. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 36.



Grid reference Centred SK 426 341 (118m by 116m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 8 2015 10:40AM

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