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Latitude: 53.1092 / 53°6'33"N
Longitude: -1.5555 / 1°33'19"W
OS Eastings: 429851
OS Northings: 356982
OS Grid: SK298569
Mapcode National: GBR 599.3JW
Mapcode Global: WHCDW.23KR
Entry Name: Cromford Mill
Listing Date: 22 June 1950
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248010
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429506
Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Cromford
Built-Up Area: Cromford
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Cromford St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Derby
In the entry for the following:
1. MILL ROAD
SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50
the grade shall be amended to grade I
1. MILL ROAD
SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50.
The nucleus of 1771, the first cotton mill set up by Richard Arkwright,
who here first applied the "Spinning Jenny" to the manufacture of cotton
goods. The buildings are semi-fortified, designed to resist rioters, and
surrounded by high walls with a convex gatehouse. The main block of ashlar,
3-storeyed and with plain sash windows. Including a 3-storeyed stone rubble
block with 6 2-light mullioned windows and a 2-storeyed block with 5 sash
windows and channelled lintels, both on left-hand side; cast iron aqueduct
dated 1821 spans roadway. Now a paint factory.
Listing NGR: SK2985156982
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