Monument record M2809 - Watermill, Oxton


CORN MILL (Medieval to Victorian); WATERMILL (Medieval to Victorian)


Grid reference SK 62639 50240 (point)
Map sheet SK65SW
District Newark
Civil Parish Oxton, Newark


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

"Oxen Myll" shown. (1)
Watermill shown. (2)
Corn mill (on Dover Beck). (3)
No mill remains, site was at Mill Farm. Mentioned in Domesday, in 1542 and in perambulation of Sherwood Forest in 1589. In 1662 William Willoughby was given the right to erect a mill on the site of the old mill on the Dover Beck. (4)
See M2669 for mill pond, ponds at L2866 and L2868 may also be associated.

<1> Mastoris SN & Groves SM, 1997, Sherwood Forest in 1609 (Map). SNT906.

Other Refs: map 19

<2> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

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

<4> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), pp 31-2 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Mastoris SN & Groves SM. 1997. Sherwood Forest in 1609.
  • <2> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). pp 31-2.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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