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Site record MDR5809 - Site of Electric Power Station, off Manners Avenue, Ilkeston

Type and Period (1)

  • (Edwardian to 21st Century - 1903 AD? to 2002 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Former site of electric power station, off Manners Avenue, Ilkeston, built in 1902, demolished before 2002. 'SK 455422 Ilkeston Electric Power Station. Built 1902 by Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Electric Power Company for street lighting and tramways. Now an East Midlands Electricity Board store.' (1) Previously Grade II Listed: The building was listed on November 6 1986 but was delisted on November 28 2002. ILKESTON 1774/3/45 MANNERS AVENUE 06-NOV-86 EAST MIDLANDS ELECTRICITY BOARD DEPOT DL Power station, now a depot for meter testing and calibration. Built in 1903 by the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Electric Power Company. Red brick, with corrugated asbestos roofs. Tall single storey. Tall gabled shed in the centre with a flat roofed range to the east. This has five large round-arched windows with keyblocks and small paned iron casements. Range to north has segmental arched roof and four smaller but similar round-arched windows to east. Lean-to range in the angle between the two blocks, has two segmental-arched windows to each elevation. Lean-to range to north has two more round-arched windows. Further gabled range to west. The Ilkeston power station was the fourth steam generating power station to be built in the country for a company to provide electricity over a wide area. The other three were at Cheltenham, Kensington and Deptford. Listing NGR: SK4551842279.'

Sources/Archives (1)

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



Grid reference SK 45518 42279 (point)

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Record last edited

Jun 27 2024 12:25PM

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