Darley Abbey - Industrial Housing :: Shared Description

The industrialist Thomas Evans developed cotton mills at Darley Abbey and, between 1792 and 1826, effectively provided a new village of over 130 houses for his workers. This included the following:
1792 - Darley Street (W side), Flat Square and West Row.
1792 - "The Four Houses" off Mile Ash Lane.
1797-1800 - Brick Row.
1800 - Lavender Row.
???? - Upper part of Mile Ash Lane (lower part constructed in 1870s).
1819 - St Matthews School.
1819 - St Matthews Church (see also Link ).
1826 - White-painted terrace on New Road.

For more information, please see LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link . Richard Stone's book "Buildings in Derbyshire - A Guide" pp142 to 147 is another useful resource (ISBN978-1-4456-0320-9).
by Dave Bevis
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SK3538 : Darley Abbey - former St Matthews School - New Road frontage by Dave Bevis
SK3438 : Darley Abbey - Mile Ash Lane Nos 5 to 15 by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - West Row by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - white houses on New Road by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - former St Matthews School - Brick Row frontage by Dave Bevis
SK3438 : Darley Abbey - Lavender Row and "The Four Houses" by Dave Bevis
SK3438 : Darley Abbey - Lavender Row - east end by Dave Bevis
SK3438 : Darley Abbey - Lavender Row - west end by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - Brick Row by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - Darley Street - houses on west side by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - St Matthews House by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - 3-storey houses on New Road by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - former St Matthews School - central pediment by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - former St Matthews School - northern pediment by Dave Bevis
SK3538 : Darley Abbey - Flat Square by Dave Bevis


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Created: Thu, 16 Apr 2015, Updated: Thu, 20 Aug 2015

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