Four watch houses (conduit houses), Old Bolsover - Bolsover

Four C17 conduit houses in separate ownership situated off Castle Lane, High Street and New Station Road. Historic England grant-aided the reconstruction of one conduit house and the consolidation of others during 2015/16. Japanese Knotweed treatment continues by the Local Authority at Castle Lane. A second Historic England grant was offered early 2017 and is currently underway to improve security and interpretation at three of the four conduit houses.

Four watch houses (conduit houses), Old Bolsover - Bolsover
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Four watchtowers SW of town
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1007045
  • Local Planning Authority: Bolsover
  • Site Type: Industrial > Water regulation installation


  • Building Name: Four watch houses (conduit houses)
  • County: Derbyshire
  • District / Borough: Bolsover
  • Parish: Old Bolsover
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bolsover
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Not applicable
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Local authority
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 4 grade II*, CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1007045 and 1054750; 1108981; 1108954; 1372046