Building record M2310 - Moor Cottages, Trowell


WORKHOUSE (Hanoverian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 49993 40284 (99m by 61m)
Map sheet SK44SE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Trowell, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Workhouse, 1842. Red brick masonry, some black in places. Roof made of black slate. Building in good condition, and at one side there has been some modification, with recementing in places. Windows are fairly small, 2.5ft x 3.5ft, and well framed with semi-circular layers of bricks above them. Doors are made of wood. There are 3 chimneys, 2 on the apex of the roof and one on the side. At the back of the workhouse attached to it are a series of small sheds, in same style as the main building ... There is guttering on the roof and also drainage pipes running down the sides of the building. Size of workhouse 81ft x 36ft x 60ft (11/07/1968). (1)
Named 'Old Workhouse'. (3)
Date in (1) is inaccurate. Already named 'Workhouse' on (2). (4)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Drawing, IS card

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

Other Refs: IA4 79/3

<2> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<3> OS, 1914, 1:2500, County Series 1914 (Map). SNT1023.

Other Refs: 41/3

<4> White J, 2002, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1529.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1914. 1:2500, County Series 1914.
  • <4> Personal comment: White J. 2002. Pers Comm.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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