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Industrial Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Derby, City of Derby

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Latitude: 52.9258 / 52°55'32"N

Longitude: -1.4757 / 1°28'32"W

OS Eastings: 435345

OS Northings: 336619

OS Grid: SK353366

Mapcode National: GBR PKD.MJ

Mapcode Global: WHDGT.9QJC

Entry Name: Industrial Museum

Listing Date: 24 February 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1287508

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402035

Location: Derby, DE1

County: City of Derby

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Derby

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: All Saints Derby

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

Industrial Museum
SK 3536 NW 2/136

Rebuilt in late C19, but the original site and retaining some of the brickwork
of the silk mill established in 1717 by John Lombe, the 1st silk mill in this country.
Red brick; of 3 and 4 storeys with octagonal tower block having octahedral slate
roof. Built on arches on an island in the river. None of the original architectural
ornament remains and the fine gates by Bakewell are now in Wardwick (qv). The
building converted to an Industrial Museum 1974.

Listing NGR: SK3534536619

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