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Building record MDR9840 - Makeney House, Makeney Road, Makeney

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

The Old Hall [SMR 17098] is now a farm house. The present Hall, a handsome mansion, is the seat of Anthony Strutt, Esq. (1) The site is shown on a late 19th century OS map as 'Makeney House' and is also shown as 'Makeney House' with a slightly extended layout on early 20th century OS maps. It is shown as 'Makeney House Mental Hospital (Derby Co Council)' on a mid 20th century OS map. Modern mapping shows it as 'Makeney Hall (Hotel)' with a greatly extended layout to the north of the original building that encompasses areas of outbuildings visible on previous maps. (2, 3, 4, 5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5, 1898.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XLV-5.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XLV-5.



Grid reference Centred SK 3514 4457 (41m by 46m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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