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: East 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

Contact Details

David Walsh 01472 399976

Next steps

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