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Monument record MDR59 - Canal Foundry, Albion Road, Newtown

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Two storey foundry buildings, some modern. The works of John Hawthorn Ltd for this century at least. (1) Canal Foundry (c. 1859). Occupied by John Hawthorne & Co., a family firm of millwrights and engineers. There was a wharf. This building has an interesting doorway on Albion Road. (2) Iron-framed door and lintel survive. Factory ceased working in 1989. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 27.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bowyer, O. 1989. The Peak Forest Canal: Upper Level: Towpath Guide, 3rd ed., New Mills History Notes No. 11. p 28.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). p. 36.



Grid reference Centred SJ 997 849 (77m by 70m) (Multiple Site Centre)

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Record last edited

Oct 20 2014 10:52AM

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