The late nineteenth Century constructing is a distinguished landmark on Newbold Again Lane, Chesterfield, and is assumed to have as soon as served as a small-scale proprietor or supervisor’s home of the close by Reservoir Colliery.
A report back to Chesterfield Borough Council’s Planning Committee said: “The home appears to be related to a comparatively short-lived concern often known as Reservoir Colliery, buildings and shafts are proven north of Again Lane on the 1880 mapping, and by 1900 additional buildings together with the extant home and shafts are proven south of the street, though by this stage the colliery is proven as disused.”
The authority’s conservation officer remarked that the property, which isn’t a listed heritage asset, might have represented the origins of the settlement, however a structural survey commissioned by applicant Dean Harper revealed it had fallen into disrepair over time because of subsidence and harm from the roots of close by bushes.
The appliance due to this fact proposed the demolition of the home and development of a four-bedroomed indifferent residence as an alternative, full with ornamental brickwork and storage.
Planning committee members authorized the applying with the situation that the non-designated heritage asset be recorded in its present state to acknowledge the historical past of the location.