Monument record MDR9752 - Severn Engineering Works, Mansfield Road, Derby

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Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Severn Engineering Works on Mansfield Rd named on late 19th century and early 20th century OS maps. (1-3) Known as 'Messrs. Kitchen and Co., Severn Boiler Works, Little Chester, Derby' in 1898. The business manufactured wrought-iron and steel-welded boilers in connection with heating apparatus for buildings. The 'Severn' type of boiler was exclusively made at these works. The building was made up of a number of workshops for each stage of the boiler construction process, with a large Tyne dynamo for electric lighting. In 1898 about 100 people were employed at the works. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet L.9.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet L.9, 1901.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet L.9, 1914.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers. 1898. Notice of Works, Open to the Visit of the Members.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 35755 37609 (141m by 105m)
Civil Parish DERBY, DERBY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Oct 9 2017 12:02PM

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