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Cannon Mill including Mill Wheel

A Grade II Listed Building in Chesterfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2333 / 53°13'59"N

Longitude: -1.4397 / 1°26'22"W

OS Eastings: 437496

OS Northings: 370842

OS Grid: SK374708

Mapcode National: GBR 697.8TT

Mapcode Global: WHDF8.VZLN

Plus Code: 9C5W6HM6+84

Entry Name: Cannon Mill including Mill Wheel

Listing Date: 13 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334686

English Heritage Legacy ID: 83339

ID on this website: 101334686

Location: Boythorpe, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40

County: Derbyshire

District: Chesterfield

Electoral Ward/Division: Holmebrook

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Chesterfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Brampton St Mark

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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SK 47 SE

Cannon Mill including Mill Wheel



Modern plaque: "This building known as Canon Mill is one of the oldest industrial buildings in Chesterfield and district having been erected prior to 1788. It formed part of the Griffin Foundry of John and Ebenezer Smith and Co. 1775-1833. Restored 1957".

Square red brick building. Pantile roof with slate verges and coped gable end with ornamental cresting. Two storeys. Three blank Gothic arches in eastern facade. Oval cast iron plaque with portrait of cannon with cannon balls and dated 1816. This building was formerly part of a cannon foundry. Large overshot iron water wheel.

Ref. Nixon F p's 128, 129 and 237.

Listing NGR: SK3749670842

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