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3 AND 4, JOSEPH STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Belper, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.0263 / 53°1'34"N

Longitude: -1.4832 / 1°28'59"W

OS Eastings: 434757

OS Northings: 347788

OS Grid: SK347477

Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.9TN

Mapcode Global: WHDGF.56YB

Entry Name: 3 AND 4, JOSEPH STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 13 December 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 78552

Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56

County: Derbyshire

District: Amber Valley

Civil Parish: Belper

Built-Up Area: Belper

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Belper Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

5167 (North Side)
Nos 1 and 2
SK 3447 NE 1/94
SK 3447 NE 1/95 Nos 3 and 4
Nos 5 and 6
SK 3447 NE 1/96
SK 3447 NE 1/97 Nos 7 and 8
Early C19. Cluster House's. Built after 1803 by William Strutt in co-operation
with Bage of Shrewsbury. Since Bage's similar houses of 1790s no longer exist,
the Clusters in Belper are believed to be the oldest surviving example of this
particular housing type which was subsequently copied in many other parts of
the world. Innovative plan of one block divided north/south and east/west
to form 4 back to back houses. Each block sited in centre of large plot similarly
divided so that the northern 2 houses in each block are on one street and those
to the south on another. Eight blocks or 'Clusters' were originally envisaged
but only 5 actually built. They were intended as houses for mill foremen and
managerial staff. Coursed stone, slate roof sloped down hillside, end and
centre stacks. Two and a half storeys with flanking 2-storey one bay recessed
wings. One window each and small ground floor window to left of door. Originally
skylights and attic windows in gable ends. Windows, sashes with stone lintels
and doors with voussoirs and cambered arches. Internal plan of living room
and kitchen separated by inside coal house and cellar stairs. Some modifications
and additions to several houses. Coursed stone rubble garden walls.

Listing NGR: SK3475747788

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