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Latitude: 52.8945 / 52°53'40"N
Longitude: -1.3437 / 1°20'37"W
OS Eastings: 444252
OS Northings: 333208
OS Grid: SK442332
Mapcode National: GBR 7GR.H42
Mapcode Global: WHDH2.BHDV
Entry Name: Cotton Doubling Mill at Draycott Mills
Listing Date: 26 January 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140154
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352026
Location: Draycott and Church Wilne, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE72
Civil Parish: Draycott and Church Wilne
Built-Up Area: Breaston
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Wilne St Chad
Church of England Diocese: Derby
The following building shall be added:
DRAYCOTT & CHURCH WILNE MARKET STREET
SK 43 SW
1194- /3/10003 Cotton doubling mill
at Draycott Mills
Cotton doubling mill, now disused warehouse. 1800, built for Benjamin Towle. Red brick
with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. First floor sill band, coped parapet and gables. 2 storeys plus
attics, 16 x 3 bays. Windows mostly boarded and some blocked, but originally segment headed
cast iron casements with glazing bars. West side has regular fenestration, with an inserted door
to right. East side has similar fenestration, with inserted double doors on each floor to the right,
under a gable. Each end has a central gable topped with a coped stack and containing a lunette.
Central door, that to north blocked, flanked by single windows. Above, 3 windows, the central
one larger. South end has a bearing box, admitting drive from an adjacent building, and an iron
lamp bracket at the south east corner. This building is part of an integrated works for the
manufacture of cotton yarn and lace. It is also an early example of a doubling mill powered
other than by water.
Listing NGR: SK4425233208
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