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86-94, Cromford Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Cromford, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1051 / 53°6'18"N

Longitude: -1.565 / 1°33'54"W

OS Eastings: 429217

OS Northings: 356526

OS Grid: SK292565

Mapcode National: GBR 599.7EP

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.X6XW

Entry Name: 86-94, Cromford Hill

Listing Date: 12 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277689

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430732

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 86-94
SK 2856/2956 1/123


Row of five houses. Built 1780s in a single phase for Richard Arkwright to
accommodate workers for his textile mills. The row rises up Cromford Hill under
three roof lines. Coursed rubble; tiled roofs. 3 red and black brick ridge stacks.
Plan similar to Arkwright phase I type: single unit with rear services under
catslide; 3 storeys; side stairs against end and party walls; 2-bay front
elevations, the entrance bay with no windows above, the other with 2-light stone-
mullioned windows to all floors; doorway with large rectangular lintels and crude
capitals and bases to imposts, all tooled. All doorways survive intact; the window
surrounds survive also, but mullions to No. 86 only. C20 casements to all except
No. 88 (top-hunt) openers) and No. 92 which has a bow window inserted into original
opening to ground-floor. C20 doors throughout. The low raised pavements to the
front of the row may be original and are included in this listing.

Listing NGR: SK2921756526

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