Monument record M4012 - Stonemason's, Nixon and Knowles, Mansfield


STONEMASONS YARD (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 53729 60739 (point)
Map sheet SK56SW
District Mansfield
Civil Parish Mansfield, Mansfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Nixon and Knowles timber yard. Once a stone foundry supplying sandstone for foundation and lower parts of Houses of Parliament. Roof has its original tiles, but was 5ft higher before 1924-5, when the timbers were taken out and the roof dropped 5ft. Probable that building was in existence c 100 years before it appeared in the deeds of Mansfield (13/07/1965). (1)
Owned by Lindleys from c 1845 until well into this century - also owned what are now Gregory's Quarries. The building is in grey stone, although some alteration have been made in red brick. See IS card for further details (20/07/1965). (2)
Demolished c 1983.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Sketch, IS card (1)

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

6 BW prints (2 sets), 1983, SMR

Former Stone Saw Mill, Station St (Plan). SNT3615.

Saw Mill (old Tithe Barn), Station Street (Plan). SNT4492.

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

Other Refs: IA4 50/13

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

Other Refs: IA4 50/7

<3> VCH, 1910, Notts, p 331 (Published document). SNT1384.

<4> OS, 1877, 1:2500, County Series 1877 (Map). SNT1045.

<5> OS, 1917, 1:2500, County Series 1917 (Map). SNT1026.

Other Refs: 23/13

Sources/Archives (9)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Plan: Former Stone Saw Mill, Station St. A4. 1. Measured sketch.
  • --- Plan: Saw Mill (old Tithe Barn), Station Street. A4.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <3> Published document: VCH. 1910. Notts. 2. p 331.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1877. 1:2500, County Series 1877.
  • <5> Map: OS. 1917. 1:2500, County Series 1917.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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