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124-128, Cromford Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Matlock, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1043 / 53°6'15"N

Longitude: -1.5654 / 1°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 429195

OS Northings: 356437

OS Grid: SK291564

Mapcode National: GBR 599.7E3

Mapcode Global: WHCDV.X7RH

Plus Code: 9C5W4C3M+PV

Entry Name: 124-128, Cromford Hill

Listing Date: 12 September 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 430735

Location: Cromford, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE4

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Cromford

Built-Up Area: Cromford

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Cromford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


Nos 124-128 (even)
SK 2856/2956 1/128


Two (formerly three) houses. Built 1780s for Richard Arkwright to accommodate
workers for his textile mills. Coursed rubble; tiled roofs; two red and black brick
ridge stacks, the plan of Nos 124 and 126 (which are of three storeys) of Arkwright
phase I type: single unit with rear services under catslide; side stairs against end
and party walls behind and to one side of front entrance; 2-bay front elevations,
the entrance bay with no windows above, the other with 2-light stone mullioned
windows (which survive intact only to the upper floors of No. 126; surrounds intact
to No. 128 but altered to No. 126 at ground floor level); doorways with substantial
rectangular lintels and crude capitals and bases to imposts, all tooled intact to
all three houses. No. 128 is of two storeys, 2-light mullioned window to first
floor only, the ground-floor window opening altered. Although sharing similar
decorative features with the other two, No. 128 is later (see vertical masonry
joint). Renewed casements throughout; doors: glazed C20 to No. 124, planked C19 to
others. Tie rod ends visible to fronts of Nos 124 and 126.

Listing NGR: SK2919556436

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

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