This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.

7 AND 8, JOSEPH STREET, 5 AND 6, JOSEPH STREET, 3 AND 4, JOSEPH STREET, 1 AND 2, JOSEPH STREET

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: 7 AND 8, JOSEPH STREET, 5 AND 6, JOSEPH STREET, 3 AND 4, JOSEPH STREET, 1 AND 2, JOSEPH STREET

List entry Number: 1100604

Location

1 AND 2, JOSEPH STREET
3 AND 4, JOSEPH STREET
5 AND 6, JOSEPH STREET
7 AND 8, JOSEPH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Belper

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Dec-1979

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 78552

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

JOSEPH STREET 1. 5167 (North Side) Nos 1 and 2 SK 3447 NE 1/94 SK 3447 NE 1/95 Nos 3 and 4 Nos 5 and 6 SK 3447 NE 1/96 SK 3447 NE 1/97 Nos 7 and 8 II GV 2. Early C19. Cluster House's. Built after 1803 by William Strutt in co-operation with Bage of Shrewsbury. Since Bage's similar houses of 1790s no longer exist, the Clusters in Belper are believed to be the oldest surviving example of this particular housing type which was subsequently copied in many other parts of the world. Innovative plan of one block divided north/south and east/west to form 4 back to back houses. Each block sited in centre of large plot similarly divided so that the northern 2 houses in each block are on one street and those to the south on another. Eight blocks or 'Clusters' were originally envisaged but only 5 actually built. They were intended as houses for mill foremen and managerial staff. Coursed stone, slate roof sloped down hillside, end and centre stacks. Two and a half storeys with flanking 2-storey one bay recessed wings. One window each and small ground floor window to left of door. Originally skylights and attic windows in gable ends. Windows, sashes with stone lintels and doors with voussoirs and cambered arches. Internal plan of living room and kitchen separated by inside coal house and cellar stairs. Some modifications and additions to several houses. Coursed stone rubble garden walls.



Listing NGR: SK3475747788

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: SK3475747788

Map

Map
© Crown Copyright and database right 2017. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2017. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1100604 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 12-Dec-2017 at 12:31:12.

End of official listing