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117, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in New Mills, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3705 / 53°22'13"N

Longitude: -1.9987 / 1°59'55"W

OS Eastings: 400184

OS Northings: 385959

OS Grid: SK001859

Mapcode National: GBR GYHG.2H

Mapcode Global: WHBB5.8JHY

Plus Code: 9C5W92C2+6G

Entry Name: 117, High Street

Listing Date: 19 September 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1088116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81835

Location: New Mills, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK22

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: New Mills

Built-Up Area: New Mills

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: New Mills St George

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 14/05/2012

SK 0085 1/71

(West Side)
No 117

(Formerly listed as No 111)


Earlier origins, altered mid C19. 2 storeys in coursed stone. 2 windows with
lintels to 1st floor and 1 to ground floor. Doorway altered mid C19 with stone
pilasters and cornice which curves up to human gothic mask, brought from elsewhere,
below cill of 1st floor window. Door of 4 panels. Right hand build is penticed,
with a door below a window surmounted by a human gothic mask and a section of coping.
Plaque reads:- A Drunkard's Reform. A working man a teetotaller for 10 years,
who was formerly a notorious drinker and a notorious poacher has recently invested
his sober earnings in the purchase of the town prison, which he has converted into
a comfortable dwelling house. Frequently an innate of the prison whilst a drunkard
and a poacher, he is now owner of the whole and occupier of the premises. Thomas
Handford AD 1854.

Listing NGR: SK0018485959

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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