Milford House, Derby Road, Belper, built c1777.
'Milford House, a large handsome mansion south of the village, is the seat of George Henry Strutt, Esq.' (1)
Milford House is a large ashlar stone house of c1792 standing on embanked grounds built for Jedediah Strutt, who lived here briefly before moving to Derby. The main elevation facing east is of a symmetrical design. The building is two storeys high and has a slate roof and sash windows. The central round-arched doorway has an entablature with pilasters. (2)
From the National Heritage List for England:
'DERBY ROAD 1. 5167 Milford Milford House SK 3444 6/22 3.2.66. II GV 2. Circa 1777 (Fitton and Wadsworth p 163). Built by Jedidiah Strutt who spent the last years of his life here. A large stone house standing in embanked grounds above the road. Main eastern elevation of symmetrical design. Ashlar, slate roof. Two storeys. 2-3-2 sashes, the centre 3 slightly advanced under cornice, ground floor with jalousies. Centre round-arched doorway, has entablature with pilasters.
Listing NGR: SK3487545024.'
Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby.
Unpublished document: Derwent Valley Mills (DVM) Nomination Steering Panel. 2000. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage List Nomination Document. 76, illust..
Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1335720?section=official-list-entry.
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SK 34874 44986 (point)
BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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Derwent Valley Mills
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