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Monument record MDR6994 - Brewery/Granary/Factory, Castle Gresley

Type and Period (3)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK 28211784) Brewery named on OS map of 1888, adjacent to and with sidings from the Leicester and Burton branch railway. (1) Marked as 'Brewery (disused)' on the 1902 map (2). The largest building along the southern side of the site had been demolished by 1925, at which time one of the surviving buildings was marked as 'Granary' (3) and as 'Factory' in 1976 (4, 5). SK283178. Tape and webbing factory. Two storey, 19th century factory building in brick and slate, partly rendered, adjoined by single storey sheds. The factory is owned by the Worthington Group of Leek and is used to manufacture fabric for shoes. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1888. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW, surveyed 1881-1882, published 1888. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1902. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW/Staffordshire XLVIIA NW, second edition 1902, revised 1899-1900. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1925. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LX SW/Leics XV SW.. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1976. 1:10000.
  • <5> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 921544. 921544. p252-3.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2002. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VI: South Derbyshire. p 3.



Grid reference Centred SK 2818 1785 (201m by 118m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 12 2015 10:56AM

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