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Site record MDR9623 - New Houghton colliery village

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Early 20th century colliery village associated with a period of expansion at Pleasley Colliery. Long terraces running eastwards from the Pleasley-Clowne road, featuring large windows of the type more usually associated with inter-war semi-detached houses. (1) Devonshire Street - good example of miners' terraced housing on the Notts-Derbyshire coalfield, being rows of two-storey houses. (2, 3) Northern terraces, school and Methodist chapel are first shown on 2nd ed. OS 25". Southern terraces first shown on 3rd ed. OS 25". (4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Unpublished document: Wyre, I (ARS Ltd). 2019. Christ Church, New Houghton, Pleasley: Historic Building Recording.
  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 10.
  • <2> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. housing, New Houghton.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XXXI.7.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 50054 65066 (382m by 537m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR5152

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Record last edited

Nov 2 2020 11:51AM

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