Building record M2428 - Portland Row


TERRACE (Georgian to Mid-20th Century); WORKERS COTTAGE (Georgian to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference SK 47336 53395 (point)
Map sheet SK45SE
District Ashfield
Civil Parish Selston, Ashfield


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Portland Row is a terrace of purpose built colliery houses erected early C19. (One brick has date 1826 incised). Due for demolition as soon as last tenants rehoused. (--/07/1964). (1) (2)
Named 'Portland Row'. (3)
Built in 1826 for the workers at the nearby colliery. Recent demolition. (4)
Built by the Butterley Company in 1821. An unbroken row of 47 houses. (5)
Locally Listed by Ashfield District Council (ADC Ref: 100) (6).

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

Other Refs: IA4 72/1

<2> Thoroton Society, 1966, TTS (Published document). SNT379.

<3> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<4> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 277 (Published document). SNT1304.

<5> Griffin AR, 1981, The Nottinghamshire Coalfield 1881-1981 (Published document). SNT1627.

Other Refs: fig 73

<6> Ashfield District Council, Ashfield Local List (Document). SNT4755.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Published document: Thoroton Society. 1966. TTS. 70.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <4> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 277.
  • <5> Published document: Griffin AR. 1981. The Nottinghamshire Coalfield 1881-1981. Moorland Publishing.
  • <6> Document: Ashfield District Council. Ashfield Local List.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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