Monument record MDR9740 - Colour Works (site of), City Road (northern end), Derby

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Named on the 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880. (1) Entries for colour works in Bulmer's Directory of 1895 show that this works could be either the 'Derby Oxide & Colour Co., Ltd' of City Road or 'Leech, Neal & Co Ltd., colour manufacturers with premises also at Spondon' of City Rd., Derby (2). See SMR 32087 which is the other colour works on City Rd. No further information at present.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet L.9.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. Derby.



Grid reference Centred SK 35336 37072 (74m by 25m) Approximate
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Aug 23 2022 6:03PM

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