Monument record M2312 - The Lace House, Eastwood - Ropery


ROPERY (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 45749 46680 (point)
Map sheet SK44NE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Eastwood, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Rope spinning factory. The Lace House is a long single storey brick building 54ft x 20ft x 8ft to eaves, 16ft overall height (bricks measure 9in x 4.25in x 2.5in, some show distortion and scorch marks), steep pitch roof with heavy red tiles. Business founded by Caleb Slater c.1830. Storeroom, 2 storey with open fornt, cart shed on ground floor. Stable and cowshed are still standing. A small building which housed the pitch boiler was blown down and later demolished c 1958, but site located and recorded. (--/08/1968). (1)
Ropemaking was established in Eastwood before 1819. Caleb Slater died in 1877. The Ordnance Survey Map of 1890 clearly shows the rope house, stables [and] outbuildings. (3)
Position only on map, but some buildings may remain.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Plan, IS card

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

Other Refs: IA4 24/2

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

Other Refs: 37/1

<3> Hardy G, 1991, Around Old Eastwood, pp 6-7 (Published document). SNT1611.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1938. 1:2500, County Series 1938.
  • <3> Published document: Hardy G. 1991. Around Old Eastwood. Eastwood Historical Soc.. pp 6-7.

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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