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Entrance Building to Butterley Company Works and Attached Steps, Bollards and Pillar

A Grade II Listed Building in Ripley, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0611 / 53°3'40"N

Longitude: -1.4027 / 1°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 440127

OS Northings: 351707

OS Grid: SK401517

Mapcode National: GBR 7DR.05Z

Mapcode Global: WHDG8.FB83

Entry Name: Entrance Building to Butterley Company Works and Attached Steps, Bollards and Pillar

Listing Date: 21 July 1975

Last Amended: 25 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79107

Location: Ripley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE5

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Ripley

Built-Up Area: Ripley

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Ripley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 45 SW RIPLEY BUTTERLEY HILL
(south side)

4/63 Entrance building to
Butterley Company Works and
attached steps, bollards
and pillar (formerly listed
21.7.75 as 'Butterley Post Office
and steps, 2 bollards and 1
cast iron pillar in the
balustrade')

GV II

Entrance building and attached steps, bollards and pillar. Early C19 with minor
later alterations. Ashlar sandstone with hipped octagonal pitched felt roof with
central octagonal stone stack and projecting eaves course. Single bay, octagonal
plan, two storeys but built into the hill so first floor at street level. South
elevation, from the works, has C20 door below plain lintel to left angled wall,
central fixed pane window below plain lintel and with projecting sill, and 3-light
side sliding sash to right angled wall below large concave stone hood with drip-
moulds to top. Above to centre a similar window to that below. Right return has
stone steps up to street with crested cast iron pillar to balustrade and 2 thin,
cast iron bollards with rounded heads to top step. Street elevation has two case-
ment windows and door on angled wall to east. Butterley Works were founded by
Benjamin Outram c1790 to exploit the coal reserves in the surrounding area. Source:
Philip Rider 'The Butterley Company 1780-1830'.


Listing NGR: SK3996650878

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