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Latitude: 52.9422 / 52°56'32"N
Longitude: -1.4792 / 1°28'45"W
OS Eastings: 435093
OS Northings: 338444
OS Grid: SK350384
Mapcode National: GBR PJ6.VN
Mapcode Global: WHDGT.79VR
Entry Name: 1 and 2, Brick Row
Listing Date: 13 February 1967
Last Amended: 30 May 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1287988
English Heritage Legacy ID: 400939
Location: Derby, DE22
County: City of Derby
Electoral Ward/Division: Darley
Built-Up Area: Derby
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Darley Abbey St Matthew
Church of England Diocese: Derby
893/9/33 BRICK ROW
13-FEB-67 DARLEY ABBEY
1 AND 2
(Formerly listed as:
1 AND 2)
(Formerly listed as:
ST MATTHEWS CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOL)
Built in 1826 as school rooms, designed by Moses Wood of Nottingham. 9 bay, 2 storey, brick built, slated roof, with centre and projecting end pediments. Now converted to offices.
EXTERNAL Arranged 1, 7, 1 with classrooms at ground floor and first floor in the centre and schoolhouses at either end. Ground floor door and window openings round headed and set in round headed recesses, sill band to first floor; stone cornice. Broad pediment in centre with clock made by John Whitehurst of Derby. Plain cast iron railings built off stone walls.
INTERNAL Cast iron columns supporting upper floor, turret clock with one external dial and two internal ones - one serving each of the two schoolrooms.
Commissioned by Walter Evans to replace school rooms in adjacent terrace. Very substantially complete in all its external detail and a fine example of a simple monumental school building.
The C18 and C19 houses and schoolrooms in Darley Abbey built by various generations of the Evans family for their workers are of interest as a group to be compared with the Arkwright settlement at Cromford and the Strutt settlements at Belper and Milford.
Listing NGR: SK3509638448
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