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Monument record MDR9792 - Derwent Foundry and Sawmill, Whatstandwell, Crich

Type and Period (2)

  • (Victorian to Mid 20th Century - 1900 AD to 1950 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

The site is marked on Sanderson's map of 1835 as 'Stone Wharf'. (1) The site is shown on the OS map of 1880 as 'Foundry' with adjoining engine house. (2) By 1900 the site was in use as a saw mill, with additional structures having been erected. (3) Further expansion of the site had taken place by 1922, when the buildings are marked as 'Steam Joinery Works'. (4) "The sawing and moulding mills of Mr. Thomas Stone are situated here on the bank of the Derwent" (5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.16, 1880.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.16, 1900.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XXXIV.16, 1922.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Bulmer, T. 1895. History, Topography & Directory of Derby. p. 646.



Grid reference Centred SK 3316 5492 (72m by 165m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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