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Monument record MDR5671 - Erewash Mills, Canal Street and Bennett Street, Long Eaton

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Full Description

SK 485 345 Erewash Mills. A tenement lace factory of 1906 on a corner site. Brick-built with hipped slate roof. A 50ft brick chimney still stands which served the heating plant. Originally the factory was electrically powered from Cavendish (Portland) Mills. Now occupied [in 1986] by Sunspel, underwear manufacturers, and by Panlima, lighting manufacturers. (1) A single-storey tenement factory planned in 1906. In 1908 six lace makers and a jacquard card puncher occupied the mill but by the 1920s the majority of the mill was occupied by non-lace tenants. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 25.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Mason, S A. 1994. Nottingham Lace, 1760s-1950s.



Grid reference Centred SK 485 344 (75m by 64m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 5 2017 11:10AM

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