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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: 1132839



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


District: Sheffield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Bradfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1976

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Jun-1999

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335371

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SK 38 NW 564/14/48 24.6.76

BRADFIELD LOW MATLOCK LANE (South side), Little Matlock Rolling Mill


Steel rolling mill. Dated 1882, rebuilt on existing foundation after flood of 1864. Coursed, squared gritstone, slate roof. Large rectangular building incorporated within later brick extensions. End gable has projecting quoins and round-headed window with keystone now obscured by lean-to roof. Central date plaque with band above. Right return: 3 sets of paired windows with square-faced surrounds and projecting sills, mostly unglazed. To right: a large overshot water wheel, now immobile, with 8 cast-iron spokes to each side and 42 buckets. Above it, a sectional cast-iron pentrough supported by a cast-iron stanchion. In the adjacent wall a blocked shouldered-lintel opening formerly allowed access to the wheel from inside the works. Wheel used until c1956. Dam and tail-race survive. Interior: massive flywheel now powered by electric motor. C19 4-stand in-line rolling mill still in use. The wheel is the largest example of its type to survive in Sheffield.

Listing NGR: SK3095489427

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National Grid Reference: SK3095489427


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