A Saw Mill is shown on late 19th century and early 20th century OS maps. On the 1st ed. 25" of c. 1880, three cranes are shown, and a mill lade is named, running from a weir and sluice on the River Amber to the east. (1) By the end of the 19th century the Saw Mill had expanded, with considerably more buildings being shown on the map. (2) The 3rd ed. OS map shows a travelling crane. (3)
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V, 1900.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V.
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Centred SK 3517 5180 (192m by 86m)
RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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Nov 20 2017 12:10PM
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