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171-173, Cromford Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Cromford, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1034 / 53°6'12"N

Longitude: -1.5655 / 1°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 429185

OS Northings: 356334

OS Grid: SK291563

Mapcode National: GBR 599.F1D

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.X8P6

Entry Name: 171-173, Cromford Hill

Listing Date: 12 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277687

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430727

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


Nos 171-173
SK 2856/2956 1/116


Two houses, originally a farmhouse. Late C17 or early C18 with later alterations
and extensions. Roughly coursed rubble; tiled roofs. 2 storeys. Plan: one long
range with lower front wing to right; the former originally a 3-unit, baffle-entry
farmhouse of which the parlour survives (to right); vertical masonry joint to left
of entry indicates rebuilding of the late-C18 or early-C19 (see window openings);
low front wing (rendered) probably of similar date. 3 ridge stacks to long range
and end stack to wing, all of red brick. Front: irregular fenestration, 3-window
range; these and the three ground-floor windows with stone surrounds, the mullions
removed and casements. Wide doorway with planked door. Low wing with mullioned
2-light window to 1st floor and larger (sash) window below; wide doorway with
planked door. Rear with three small one and 2-light casement windows and a large
late-C20 glazed door and window (to kitchen). Some ceiling beams survive; not
properly inspected internally.
This building occupies a prominent position at the top of Cromford Hill and groups
with Nos 142-50 opposite. It is one of the small number of houses that remain from
the pre-Arkwright hamlet of Cromford.

Listing NGR: SK2918556334

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