Building record MDR9878 - Milford House, Derby Road, Milford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1792 AD to 1800 AD)

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Full Description

Milford House, a large handsome mansion south of the village, is the seat of George Henry Strutt, Esq. (1) Milford House is a Grade II building built c. 1777 by Jedediah Strutt who spent the last years of his life here. It is a large stone house standing in embanked grounds above the road. It is of two storeys constructed from ashlar with a slate roof. The main eastern elevation is of a symmetrical design. (2) Milford House is a large ashlar stone house of c. 1792 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. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1335720.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Derwent Valley Mills (DVM) Nomination Steering Panel. 2000. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage List Nomination Document. p 76, illust..

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3487 4498 (29m by 36m)
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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