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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.


List entry Number: 1132647



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

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bakewell

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 468088

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SK2169 BUXTON ROAD 831-1/3/54 (North East side) 13/03/51 Lumford Mill (original building only)


Part of cotton mill now offices. Late C18 or very early C19. By Richard Arkwright for his son Richard. Deeply-coursed dressed sandstone. Welsh slate roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys, 8-window range. Large quoins. C20 wooden casements. North side: ground-floor and first-floor sill bands extend 5 bays; broad windows to ground-floor bays 1 and 2 have flat-headed segmental arches with keystones. First-floor windows of same bays have cambered arches with keystones. Rest of ground and first floor altered except window to ground-floor bay 5. Second floor: projecting sills to square-headed windows beneath eaves. Bays 7 and 8 have old masonry to lower walls. South side (facing river): small one-storey projection with stone slate roof. Upper floor windows as bays 1 and 2 of north side. Left return: matching windows to first and second floors; band across gable with round-framed recess (concealed by ivy); end stack. INTERIOR: not inspected. HISTORY: Richard Arkwright leased the site in 1777 and, after resolving difficulties over the water rights, built the mill for his son Richard. By 1821 it employed 350 people under the management of Richard and Peter Arkwright. Various later C19 owners. Main mill buildings rebuilt after a fire in 1868. (The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles: Harris H: Industrial Archaeology of the Peak District: 1971-: 105-106).

Listing NGR: SK2123669004

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Harris, H, Industrial Archaeology of the Peak District105-106

National Grid Reference: SK 21236 69004


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