Building record M1900 - Watermill, Caythorpe


WATERMILL (Georgian to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 68847 45505 (17m by 24m)
Map sheet SK64NE
District Newark
Civil Parish Caythorpe, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Caythorpe mill dated 1749, now converted into a house. (1)
At the S end of the village is a watermill converted into a dwelling on opposite side of the road to Black Horse PH. (3)
The earliest reference to this mill is 1589 when it is mentioned in the Perambulation round Sherwood Forest and it ceased milling in 1952. The present building is dated 1749, is a long low building of two storeys and had an internal wheel 17ft diameter by 5ft wide. It was undershot and timber with metal spokes and rim. It was reported in 1666 and again in 1726 as having three wheels under one roof. (5)
Watermill shown. (6)
See L1986 - ford, M1987 - malthouse.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(3), Ind Arch File

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

<2> OS, 1914, 1:2500, County Series 1914 (Map). SNT1023.

Other Refs: 39/7

<3> Reedman K, 1977, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1180.

<4> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 96 (Monograph). SNT4.

<5> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), p 4 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

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

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 239 .
  • <2> Map: OS. 1914. 1:2500, County Series 1914.
  • <3> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 96 .
  • <5> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). p 4.
  • <6> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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