Darley Abbey Mills (South Complex) Long Mill, East Mill and West Mill, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby - Derby, City of (UA)

Former manufacturing cotton textiles factory built by the Evans family of Darley Abbey. Long Mill was rebuilt and enlarged following fire damage in 1788. West Mill was added c1819-21. The exteriors of both buildings have decayed over time with significant loss of render to upper storeys (Long Mill), cavernous stone decay and localised evidence of faulty rainwater goods leading to water ingress. Significant roof repairs required to all three mill buildings. However, conversions of West Mill into a wedding venue and Long Mill for office accommodation have been completed.

Darley Abbey Mills (South Complex) Long Mill, East Mill and West Mill, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby - Derby, City of (UA)
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: DARLEY ABBEY MILLS (SOUTH COMPLEX) LONG MILL, MIDDLE MILL, EAST MILL, WEST MILL, ENGINE HOUSE AND CHIMNEY, TOLLHOUSE, BOBBIN SHOP AND DRYING SHED
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1279399
  • Local Planning Authority: Derby, City of (UA)
  • Site Type: Industrial > Textile industry site

Location

  • Building Name: Darley Abbey Mills (South Complex) Long Mill
  • Street Name: Old Lane
  • Locality: Darley Abbey, Derby
  • Unitary Authority: Derby, City of (UA)
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Derby North
  • Region: East Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Occupied/in use
  • Priority: D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: D
  • Ownership: Commercial company
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, CA, WHS

Contact Details

David Walsh 01472 399976

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England