Monument record M2121 - Bestwood Village, Bestwood Park


WORKERS VILLAGE (Victorian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 55300 47700 (point)
Map sheet SK54NE
District Gedling
Civil Parish Bestwood Park (G), Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An estate built by Bestwood Coal and Iron Company, which had a colliery and ironworks in operation by 1874. Bestwood ironworks began with 2 furnaces and added 2 more c.1890, but stopped smelting in 1920s and was subsequently dismantled. The colliery is still working. (1)
See M17356 for one of the terraces.

<1> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 234 (Published document). SNT1304.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 234.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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