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Monument record MDR7006 - Donington Works/Church Gresley Works (site of), Swadlincote

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Full Description

Donington Works (fire brick) is situated here on the 2nd eidtion 25" OS map of c. 1900, but does not appear on the 1st edition 25" SO map of c. 1880. The works are adjacent to and connected to the Woodville branch railway by railway/tramway. They are served by a clay mine to the east, to which they are connected by an aerial railway. The works are called Church Gresey Works on the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. (1-4) By the 1:10000 OS map of 1976, the site has been quarried away. (5) There is a housing estate situated here on modern OS mapping. (7)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <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). 1938. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW/Staffordshire XLVIIA NW, provisional edition, revised 1920. 1:10560.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1976. 1:10000.
  • <6> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 921550. 921550. pp 264-5.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 3000 1820 (122m by 173m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 5 2013 12:33PM

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