Building record M1837 - Framework knitter's workshop, Bridge Cottage


FRAMEWORK KNITTERS WORKSHOP (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 68725 45626 (6m by 7m)
Map sheet SK64NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Caythorpe, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Near the centre of the village is a single-storey brick workshop with large windows. It stands beside a house and adjoins the main street. (1)
Framework knitter's workshop. Red brick, pantile roof, single storey. Large windows either side. (2)
A single storey garden workshop with large windows on the longer sides, where framework knitting continued into the 20th century. (3)
Early C19. (4)
See M 1831 for second workshop.

Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

J Severn, 6/6/78, Framework Knitter's shop, Bridge House (Plan). SNT4392.

<1> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 239 (Published document). SNT1304.

<2> Patrick A , undated, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1129.

<3> Palmer M & Neaverson P, 1992, Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands, p 54 (Monograph). SNT5.

<4> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT228.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • --- Plan: J Severn. 6/6/78. Framework Knitter's shop, Bridge House. A4. Photocopy.
  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 239 .
  • <2> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Monograph: Palmer M & Neaverson P. 1992. Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands. Phillimore & Co Ltd. p 54.
  • <4> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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