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Cressbrook and Litton Mills

S. D. Chapman

Cressbrook and Litton Mills

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by S. D. Chapman

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Published by Derbyshire Archaeological Society in Ashbourne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from Derbyshire archaeological journal, vol.89, 1969.

Statementby S.D. Chapman.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17100912M

The book may be truthful, but it has also received criticism as being written primarily for the campaign for factory legislation. That valley is dominated by Litton and Cressbrook cotton mills and Stuart was drawn into the fascinating history of the area. The research threw up many interesting facts but also left unanswered questions.   The Mill is a fully equipped three bedroom property within the converted 18th Century Cressbrook Mill, Monsal Dale within the Peak District National Park. It is located a few minutes walk or cycle from the popular Monsal Trail - a picturesque former railway line now used for cycling and walking.

Directions: Turn right out of cottage, left up lane, right at Ravensdale sign, follow road round hairpin bend and through Cressbrook passing Cressbrook Club and post box on your left, keep on walking 2 miles until you get to Litton village. The pub is about 40 mins walk and is a nice walk over the top road to Litton (called Bottomhill Road). Cressbrook Mill. Cressbrook Mill opened as a cotton mill in , powered by water from Cressbrook stream. It was built on the site of a distillery by William Newton of Abney. The original building was destroyed by fire. Litton Mill. Litton Mill was a large cotton spinning mill that opened in It was notorious for the harsh treatment of.

Cressbrook is also a popular choice for corporate events including product launches, away-days and team building activities. Alternatively, join us as a Bed and Breakfast guest or enjoy one of the estate’s self-catering cottages. Leave behind the stresses of the 21st century and surround yourself in the warmth and tranquility of Cressbrook Hall. out of Litton Slack nr Cressbrook, Buxton, England Situated in a rural location, this cottage is mi ( km) from Derbyshire Dales National Nature Reserve and .


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Cressbrook and Litton Mills by S. D. Chapman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cressbrool Mill is located very near Litton Mill - you can reach it on foot either via the Monsal Trail or via the riverside walk. Cresbrook Mill is still the major building in the village of Cressbrook though now it has been converted into apartments.

The original mill was built by Sir Richard. Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers’ Club is the custodian of eleven miles of premium river fly fishing on the Derbyshire Wye, situated in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Extending from Blackwell, just below Buxton, to Ashford in the Water, the river is a haven for wild brown and rainbow trout and its lower beats have a thriving.

This detached cottage is next to a working farm, in open countryside, near Cressbrook village in Derbyshire and sleeps 2 people. - $94 avg/night - Litton Mill - Amenities include: Parking Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Minimum stay from 2 night(s) Bookable directly online - Book vacation rental with Vrbo.

In the mill was bought by Matthew Dickie a Stockport mill owner. He also took over Cressbrook Mill and had a road built between the two along the river.

Litton Mill was sold to Anglo French Silk Mills in and then it changed hands again in manufacturing textured yarns until. A Self contained holiday apartment with own entrance.

Sleeps 2 in one double en-suite room with separate living area, leather sofa, coffee table and kitchenette with small dining table. Pet friendl. Cressbrook & Litton Mills My turn to drive today and it was very cold when we set off at for Cressbrook Mill on the river Wye just above Monsal Head.

There was 5 of us today the usual 4 + Geoff's daughter Sally. Parked up alongside the river and took the road straight to Cressbrook Mill, a huge complex now converted into apartments. Antiquarian Books. Our extensive library contains a wealth of books from the nineteenth century and earlier.

Although we have more than books that are over a century old, there are many gaps so we are always interested to hear of (or be offered) antiquarian books that are related to mills and milling. through the eyes of a poor orphaned child who only knew the smoke and clamour of the east end of London.

Brothers and sisters and friends were split arbitrarily, some destined for Litton and the others to Cressbrook. Even though the mills are little over a mile apart is unlikely they saw each other ever again.

In William Newton (the framesmith and mechanic who had built Arkwright's first mill at Cressbrook in ) was offered a junior partnership of pounds if he would overhaul and superintend the machinery thereafter. Newton was also to become partner in the Brough and Castleton cotton mills.

Cressbrook is located on the River Wye about 4 miles north of Bakewell. It grew up around a cotton mill and consists mainly of former mill cottages, though some of the oldest houses in and around the village are lead miners' cottages, testifying to a history that predates the mill.

He set up a Litton & Cressbrook Mills Company and Cressbrook Mill was taken over. To bring the two mills into closer touch, a road was made along the river by the Company and a toll in aid of local hospitals was charged for visitors who wished to use the road.

This shortened the distance to Monsal Dale. Litton Mill was sold to a syndicate in Stuart’s first novel Blincoe’s Progress fills those gaps with a fiction set in the eighteenth century centred around local characters, including: Molly Baker, Landlady of the Red Lion at Litton; Ellis Needham, owner of Litton cotton mill; William Newton, manager of Cressbrook mill, Parson Brown and his maid, who live in the vicarage at Tideswell, Woodward, the brutal overlooker from Litton mill, and many ill.

Heritage List Entry Summary for Cressbrook Mill. Heritage List Entry Summary for Cressbrook Mill. Buy Books The Historic England Archive SK 17 SE PARISH OF LITTON UPPERDALE LANE 3/66 (West Side) Cressbrook Mill GV II*. This detached cottage is next to a working farm, in open countryside, near Cressbrook village in Derbyshire and sleeps 2 people.

- £69 avg./night - Litton Mill - Amenities include: Parking Bedrooms: 1 Sleeps: 2 Minimum stay: 2 night(s) Book online - Book holiday rental with HomeAway. As is the case with Cressbrook Mill, Litton Mill has also been converted to residential apartments in recent years and still remains a stunning relic of the Industrial Revolution.

I’m fascinated by this era in history, if you are too why not visit the section of Peak Routes that documents my visits along the UNESCO Derwent Valley Mills World. Listing Text. SK 17 SE PARISH OF LITTON UPPERDALE LANE 3/66 (West Side) Cressbrook Mill.

The walk takes you by the river Wye and passes by Cressbrook and Litton Mills (now residential flats) but in the 19th century these mills were notorious for their cruelty and unsavoury employment practices. Click here for a link to Litton Dale.

Spend a day exploring the historic market town of Bakewell. Cressbrook miles. This detached cottage is in a lovely, secluded location next to a working farm, in open countryside, in the hamlet of Litton Slack, near Cressbrook, Derbyshire.

Beautiful throughout, providing welcoming holiday accommodation, this Cressbrook cottage is just perfect for couples wishing to enjoy the delights of the Peak. "LITTON, a hamlet in the parish of Tideswell, hundred of High Peak, county Derby, 1 mile S.E.

of Tideswell, and 6 miles N.W. of Bakewell. It lies in the Dale of Litton Frith, near Monsal Dale. There are lead mines, in which some of the people are employed, but the neighbourhood is chiefly agricultural. Cycle the Monsal Trail From Blackwell Mill near Buxton to Coombs Road Bakewell.

Introduction. The Monsal Trail is a ten mile long disused section of the former Midland Railways line between Buxton and Bakewell in the Peak District National Park, a wonderful legacy of our rich industrial heritage now enjoying a new lease of life as a valuable leisure amenity for walkers, cyclists and other.

Book Now. Click here to book online. Contact Us. Cottage Contact Details The cottage address is: Badger Cottage, 85 Ravensdale Cottages, Cressbrook, Litton, SK17 8SX Tel: Our Contact Details Please feel free to call Jon or Carole on if you have any queries, recommendations or comments about anything.Guidebook describing 42 half-day and day walks in the limestone landscapes of Derbyshire's White Peak, part of the Peak District National Park.

One of two volumes, this book covers the east of the region, with potential bases including Bakewell, Eyam, Castleton, Birchover, Matlock and Wirksworth.Beginning at White Lodge car park on the A6, the route of the walk enters the south end of Monsal Dale and follows the river through Monsal and Miller's Dales, visiting locations such as the famous Cressbrook Mill, Monsal Dale Station, Cressbrook and Litton Mills and Miller's Dale Station.