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Latitude: 53.1038 / 53°6'13"N
Longitude: -1.5657 / 1°33'56"W
OS Eastings: 429172
OS Northings: 356379
OS Grid: SK291563
Mapcode National: GBR 599.DYR
Mapcode Global: WHCDV.X7LW
Entry Name: 142-148, Cromford Hill
Listing Date: 3 November 1986
Last Amended: 12 September 1990
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1248402
English Heritage Legacy ID: 429965
Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4
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
1. CROMFORD HILL 1390 CROMFORD
SK 2856/2956 1/133 Nos.142-148 (even)
Four houses. Probably 1780s or 1790s; built for Richard Arkwright to accommodate
workers for his textile mills. Coursed rubble; tiled roofs under two levels. Two
black and red brick ridge stacks. Plan similar to Arkwright phase I type; single
unit with services to rear under catslide; 3 storeys; side stairs against end or
party walls behind and to one side of front entrance. 2-bay front elevation, the
entrance bay with no windows above, the other with 2-light stone-mullioned windows
to each floor; doorways with large rectangular lintels and crude capitals and bases
to imposts, all tooled. Doorways survive to all houses; window intact to No. 148
(all floors) and 146 (upper floors only); window openings altered to Nos 142 and 144
(which are included for group value. Rear with some original window openings;
various small C20 extensions.
NB No. 148, Cromford Hill, Cromford was listed on the 3rd of November 1986 with the
serial number 1/15q. Nos 142-148 now have the serial number 1/133.
1 CROMFORD HILL
1390 (West Side)
SK 2856 and 2956
Terrace cottage. Late C18. Gritstone with gritstone dressings. Plain tile roof
with single shared red and blue brick gable stack. Single bay, 3 storey. Doorway
has flush dressed jambs and lintel, and a C20 half-glazed door. A single 2 light flush mullion window to each floor with C20 casements. Built as part of the millworker's cottages to serve Richard Arkwright's Cromford Mill.
Listing NGR: SK2917256379
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