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142-148, Cromford Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Cromford, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248402

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429965

Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

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

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Listing Text


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.


1390 (West Side)

SK 2856 and 2956
No 148
1/15Q GV

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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