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Monument record MDR9730 - Nail Shops (site of), High Street, Belper

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

Site on the corner of High Street and Lander Lane that once included several cottages and nailshops. The earliest known date of nailmakers and occupants on the site is 1788, namely Ann Blood and the Blood family. (1) The area is shown as 'Blood's Bank' on late 19th and early 20th century OS maps. (2, 3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Barrass, G. 1998. The Iron Men of Belper. p 7.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-13.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-13, 1898.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XL-13.



Grid reference Centred SK 3515 4758 (41m by 38m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Nov 9 2017 12:10PM

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