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Cotton Doubling Mill at Draycott Mills

A Grade II Listed Building in Breaston, Derbyshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140154

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352026

Location: Draycott and Church Wilne, Erewash, Derbyshire, DE72

County: Derbyshire

District: Erewash

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

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

SK 43 SW
(west side)
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

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

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