Building record M3076 - TRENT NAVIGATION WAREHOUSE; WALKER AND SMITH LTD (Former Millgate Museum)


WAREHOUSE (Victorian to Late 20th Century); MALTINGS (Victorian to Late 20th Century); OIL MILL (Victorian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 79370 53716 (56m by 44m)
Map sheet SK75SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

[The] Trent Navigation Warehouse has the following inscribed on the underside of the demolished chimney cornice: "W Duke Builder N'K 1870". (1)
1870. Tidied up by Guy St John Taylor Associates (1975-9) for the District Council. (2)
[This] warehouse on the River Trent … belonged to the Trent Navigation Co, according to the notice on the side. The building is of red brick with a slate roof. It can be divided into 3 sections: the downstream part which has 3 storeys, the middle part which has 4 and the upstream part which has only 2. In the middle section the crane still survives. The upstream section has a sort of "chimney" on the Trent side, and runs the length of Mill Lane up to Mill Gate. (3)
The warehouse is divided up and used as a brasserie, offices and museum. 4 prints 203t/32,33,35, 203y/1, RCHME. (4)
A former oil and cake mill erected in 1870 which later became a warehouse for the Navigation Company. (5)
Former warehouse and adjoining maltings. Dated 1870 on the wall ties and chimney base. The maltings built by W Duke, builder, probably for one of the Gilstrap family, maltsters, whose monogram appears on the wall ties. (6)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(1), Ind Arch File

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

5 BW print, (inc) B17A, B19A, B20A, 1976, SMR

Listed buildings slides, (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> Reedman K, 1977, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1180.

<2> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 197 (Monograph). SNT4.

<3> Patrick A , undated, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1129.

<4> TPAT, 1993, NIAR Gazetteer, p 85 (Published document). SNT252.

<5> Palmer M & Neaverson P, 1992, Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands, p 154 (Monograph). SNT5.

<6> DOE, Listed Building Description (Published document). SNT228.

<7> Guy Taylor Associates, 2013, Heritage Assets Report for Former Newark Millgate Museum Premises (Unpublished document). SNT5041.

Sources/Archives (10)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. .
  • <1> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 197.
  • <3> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: TPAT. 1993. NIAR Gazetteer. p 85.
  • <5> Monograph: Palmer M & Neaverson P. 1992. Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands. Phillimore & Co Ltd. p 154.
  • <6> Published document: DOE. Listed Building Description.
  • <7> Unpublished document: Guy Taylor Associates. 2013. Heritage Assets Report for Former Newark Millgate Museum Premises.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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