CROMFORD MILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1248010

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1950

Statutory Address: CROMFORD MILL, MILL ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of CROMFORD MILL
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Location

Statutory Address: CROMFORD MILL, MILL ROAD

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)

Parish: Cromford

National Grid Reference: SK 29851 56982

Details

In the entry for the following: 1. MILL ROAD 1390 CROMFORD

Cromford Mill SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50

the grade shall be amended to grade I

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1. MILL ROAD 1390 CROMFORD

Cromford Mill

SK 2956 1/14 22.6.50.

II*

2. The nucleus of 1771, the first cotton mill set up by Richard Arkwright, who here first applied the "Spinning Jenny" to the manufacture of cotton goods. The buildings are semi-fortified, designed to resist rioters, and surrounded by high walls with a convex gatehouse. The main block of ashlar, 3-storeyed and with plain sash windows. Including a 3-storeyed stone rubble block with 6 2-light mullioned windows and a 2-storeyed block with 5 sash windows and channelled lintels, both on left-hand side; cast iron aqueduct dated 1821 spans roadway. Now a paint factory.

Listing NGR: SK2985156982

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 429506

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing