Darley Abbey Mills (North Complex) preparation building, cottage, workshop and cart sheds, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby - Derby, City of (UA)

Known as the proto-fireproof building, this range forms the northernmost part of the former manufacturing cotton textile factory built by the Evans family of Darley Abbey. Dating from c1790, the L shaped brick range is in poor condition with water ingress through the roof, poor guttering, eroded brickwork and bowed east gable. The building is continuing to deteriorate.

Darley Abbey Mills (North Complex) preparation building, cottage, workshop and cart sheds, Old Lane, Darley Abbey, Derby - Derby, City of (UA)
© Derby City Council

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    DARLEY ABBEY MILLS (NORTH COMPLEX) PREPARATION BUILDING AND COTTAGE AND WORKSHOP AND CART SHEDS TO NORTH OF SITE
    Heritage Category:
    Listed Building grade II*
    List Entry Number:
    1067809
    Local Planning Authority:
    Derby, City of (UA)
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Textile industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Darley Abbey Mills (North Complex) preparation building
    Street Name:
    Old Lane
    Locality:
    Darley Abbey, Derby
    Unitary Authority:
    Derby, City of (UA)
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Derby North
    Region:
    Midlands

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Occupied/in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Commercial company
    Designation:
    Listed Building grade II*, CA, WHS