Monument record M4013 - New Town Mill, Mansfield


TEXTILE MILL (Georgian to Late 20th Century); WATERMILL (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 54180 60949 (point)
Map sheet SK56SW
District Mansfield
Civil Parish Mansfield, Mansfield


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

"New" Town Mill - red brick, slate roof. 4 storeys, 5 bays wide, 10 bays long. (1)
Founded in 1827 by John Bradley. Large red brick building reputed to have been built in 1843 but the date is unconfirmed. C 1930 it had water turbines generating electricity for Mansfield Borough Council until 1936 when the CEGB was formed and the hydro electric generators were disused. Otherwise the building was steam powered. (2)
Demolished c 1986, but present on SMR map.
See M5350 for nearby building, M4010 for Old Town Mill.

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

6 BW print, H6-11, SMR

<1> Patrick A , undated, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1129.

<2> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), p 21 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). p 21.

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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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