Rutland Mills Ilkeston: Sudbury’s Factory — Market Street

Rutland Mills

The following is a small account of paranormal happenings, backed by employers of A4E who occupied one area.

A substantial late 19th-century three-story brick-built hosiery factory on the east side of Market Street, erected for C and F Sudbury and later used by Rutland Garments. The two-story building to the rear may be of an earlier date.

The building has now been converted into apartments.

Paranormal Activity includes.

  • Apparitions
  • knocking, footsteps, and sounds of doors opening and closing
  • Intelligent Haunting – Spirits responding to Questions
  • Child play – laughter, running
  • An old man passing through
  • Various mention of a darker, dominant spirit – feelings