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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.

Name: CROMFORD MILL

List entry Number: 1248010

Location

CROMFORD MILL, MILL ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
DerbyshireDerbyshire DalesDistrict AuthorityCromford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 429506

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: SK 29851 56982

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