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Monument record MDR7981 - Sanitary pipe works with associated clay pits (site of), Hepworth Road, Woodville

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK 3144 1837) Sanitary Pipe Works (named on map), adjacent to and with short siding from the Burton and Swadlincote Branch Railway (SK 31 NW 7); clay shaft (named on map) at SK 3153 1847. (1-2) Sanitary Pipe Works (named on map), with clay pits (not named) to south-west and north-east shown as earthworks, the latter in the area of the former clay shaft, and now with a tramway/railway (not named) linking it to the Works. (3-4) As previously, but now with the south-western clay pit (not named), and not that to the north-east, linked to Works by tramway/railway (not named). (5-6) Works (named on map); clay pits not depicted. (7) Site still occupied by sanitary pipe/building products manufacturer but extant buildings appear to be wholly 20th century [1994]. (8) The site has since been redeveloped for housing/offices [2015]. (10)

Sources/Archives (10)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1887. OS County series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LX NE/Leics XV NE. Surveyed 1879-81, published 1887. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1888. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Leics XV SE/Derbys & Derbys (Det No. 1) LX SE. Surveyed 1881, published 1888.. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1902. OS County Series: 1:10560 Sheet Derbys LX NE/Leics XV NE. Second edition 1902. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1904. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LX SE/Leics XV SE. Second edition 1904, revised 1900-1..
  • <5> Map: OS. 1925. OS County Series 1:10560. Derbys LX NE/Leics XV NE Edition of 1925, revised 1920-1.
  • <6> Map: OS. 1925. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LX SE/Leics XV SE. Edition of 1925, revised 1921..
  • <7> Map: OS. 1977. OS:10000 1977.
  • <8> Index: Malone, S (RCHME). 1994. National Forest Project Index: UID 924111.
  • <9> Unpublished document: Archaeological Investigations (Hereford Archaeology). 2000. Archaeological Desk-Top Study, Woodville Woodlands.
  • <10> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 3147 1840 (202m by 194m) (Centred on)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2542

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Record last edited

Feb 2 2017 11:59AM

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