Building record M2645 - Walk Mill; Warp Mill, Linby


WATERMILL (Post Medieval to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 54710 50497 (41m by 37m)
Map sheet SK55SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Linby, Gedling


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Warp Mill. Building now converted into 2 cottages. Stone, 20ft high by 65ft long with red brick extension. Condition poor (09/07/1963). (2)
Worked by G Robinson by mid 1770s. Parts survive, but cannot easily be distinguished from the existing chapel and cottages. (3)
George Robinson was tenant of Walk Mill - used as a corn mill, had a very large dam. It has been much altered and is now a private house. The dam has long since been drained but its outline can still be traced. (4)
Watermill shown. (5)
See M2114, M2082, M5288, M2582, M2588 for Robinsons' mills.
See L2646, L2647, L2650 for associated earthworks.

<1> OS, 1915, 1:2500, County Series 1915 (Map). SNT1024.

Other Refs: 33/9

<2> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 64/2

<3> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, pp 81, 89 (Published document). SNT1304.

<4> Assoc for Industrial Arch, 1987, Ind Arch Review (No 2), pp 42, 54 (Article in serial). SNT182.

<5> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1915. 1:2500, County Series 1915.
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <3> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. pp 81, 89.
  • <4> Article in serial: Assoc for Industrial Arch. 1987. Ind Arch Review (No 2). 9. pp 42, 54.
  • <5> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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