Building record M1874 - Woodborough Mill, Woodborough/Epperstone


WATERMILL (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 64619 48143 (19m by 25m)
Map sheet SK64NW
District Gedling
District Newark
Civil Parish Woodborough, Gedling
Civil Parish Epperstone, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Watermill. (1)
Woodborough Mill, between Epperstone and Woodborough. The original mill building has gone, but the existing cottages were clearly associated with it. The water installations on the W side of the steam are still visible, but there is no sign of the wheel. (3)
Buildings remain, possibly the mill building, but no machinery. No technical details known although in 1855 there were mill wheel, mill stones and dressing machines. (4)
Mill shown on 1609 map. (5)
Watermill shown, not clearly in the same position but watercourses have moved. (6)

<1> Sanderson G, 1836, Nottinghamshire - 1in (Map). SNT47.

<2> OS, 1938, 1:2500, County Series 1938 (Map). SNT1034.

Other Refs: 34/13

<3> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, pp 151-2 (Published document). SNT1304.

<4> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), pp 37-8 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

<5> Mastoris SN & Groves SM, 1997, Sherwood Forest in 1609 (Map). SNT906.

Other Refs: map 18

<6> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson G. 1836. Nottinghamshire - 1in.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1938. 1:2500, County Series 1938.
  • <3> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. pp 151-2.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). pp 37-8.
  • <5> Map: Mastoris SN & Groves SM. 1997. Sherwood Forest in 1609.
  • <6> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.

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  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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