Building record M1868 - Ivy House; 57 Main Street


FRAMEWORK KNITTERS WORKSHOP (Georgian to Early 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 64856 43941 (10m by 15m)
Map sheet SK64SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Burton Joyce, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ivy House - 57 Main St. This is an old cottage with an extra room for a stocking factory attached. Originally held 8 looms and silk stockings were made until after WWI. The stocking room has long windows on both sides. The stocking factory was run by a Mr Craggs whose family came to Burton Joyce 150-200 years ago. His grandson (Mr Craggs) lives nearby. The stockings were taken to Morley's, Fletcher Gate. Building being renovated (07/12/ 1968). (1)
Late eighteenth century cottage in brick with slate roof. Mid nineteenth century wing on left hand side with pantile roof and twentieth century addition on right hand side. Some Yorkshire sliding sashes and modern door with overlight. (2)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Sketch, IS card

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

1 BW print, Student Survey

<1> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA2 16/1

<2> Gedling Borough Council, 1991, Gedling's Heritage, 44 (Published document). SNT1552.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Published document: Gedling Borough Council. 1991. Gedling's Heritage. 44.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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