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Waterwheel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cromford, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1091 / 53°6'32"N

Longitude: -1.5629 / 1°33'46"W

OS Eastings: 429356

OS Northings: 356965

OS Grid: SK293569

Mapcode National: GBR 599.1P9

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.Y3XV

Entry Name: Waterwheel

Listing Date: 26 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248238

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429813

Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Cromford

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Cromford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

1. WATER LANE
1390 CROMFORD

Waterwheel
SK 2956 1/81

II

2.
Of late C18 origin and built by Richard Arkwright to provide the motive
power for his machine shop. The large iron overshot wheel appears to be
later and is housed between a massive and partly ruinous stone wall and
the gabled end of the former machine shop, now much altered, largely rebuilt
and used as a motor repair shop.


Listing NGR: SK2935656965

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