Monument record MDR9851 - Weighbridge, Cromford Canal Wharf, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to Mid 20th Century - 1920 AD to 1950 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

A large metal weighing platform at Cromford Wharf, that measures 2m by 8m and is connected to a weight registering mechanism inside the Northern Warehouse. Built or installed in 1920 'for use of the Cromford Colour Company Ltd' whose works were then established in the Arkwright Mill Complex. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Mansel Architects. 2004. Cromford Canal Survey. Survey ref: 5.



Grid reference Centred SK 2996 5705 (5m by 6m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1807

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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