Monument record M1997 - Watermill, Shelford


WATERMILL (Medieval to Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 65469 41650 (point)
Map sheet SK64SE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Shelford, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

One mill in 1086. (1)
New mills erected by Sir Thomas Stanhope in 1590s, associated with a weir and locks on the Trent. (2)
1609 map shows "Shelforde Mills" to south of "Sheepe brideg" - on "The Dam", which is an old line of the Trent. (3)
See M 1998 for weir and lock, M 1945 for Mill Bridge.

<1> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), p 33 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

<2> Thoroton Society, 1971, TTS, pp 81-90 (Published document). SNT384.

<3> Mastoris SN & Groves SM, 1997, Sherwood Forest in 1609 (Map). SNT906.

Other Refs: Thoroton Soc Rec Ser Vol XL

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). p 33.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1971. TTS. 75. pp 81-90.
  • <3> Map: Mastoris SN & Groves SM. 1997. Sherwood Forest in 1609.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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