Building record M762 - Hosiery Works, Kirk Lane, Ruddington




Grid reference Centred SK 57390 33051 (6m by 12m)
Map sheet SK53SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Ruddington, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Hosiery Works, Kirk Lane. Built of brick with cast iron windows and a slate roof, 2 storeys. Now has a shop beneath, top floor preserved as offices. Associated house at N end. (1) (2)
Named 'Hosiery Works'. (3)
[A] Factory in Kirk Lane is possibly the first stage in the transition … from hand to steam power in knitting … Different from the workshops e.g. on the green, it has cast iron windows, large on the first floor, very small on the ground floor. (4)

<1> NIAS, Sept 1981, Gazetteer - Rushcliffe (Serial). SNT959.

<2> Baddeley V, 1989, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT429.

<3> OS, 1914, 1:2500, County Series 1914 (Map). SNT1023.

Other Refs: 46/6

<4> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 301 (Monograph). SNT4.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Serial: NIAS. Sept 1981. Gazetteer - Rushcliffe. Rushcliffe.
  • <2> Personal comment: Baddeley V. 1989. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1914. 1:2500, County Series 1914.
  • <4> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 301.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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