Monument record M4054 - Frame knitter's house, Mansfield Woodhouse


FRAMEWORK KNITTERS COTTAGE (Stuart to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference SK 54100 63429 (point)
Map sheet SK56SW
District Mansfield
Civil Parish Mansfield Woodhouse, Mansfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Stocking frame knitter's house. It has 2 floors. The building is entirely of sandstone, except for parts of adjoining walls etc. The main building, containing the old shop, knitter's room, 2 bedrooms, kitchen and living room, faces onto the main road while behind this around a small yard is an outhouse of stone which was the washhouse. There is also a well in the yard but this is covered over. The whole is enclosed within a stone wall and there is no rear entrance. House in very poor condition, demolition for road widening pending 23/07/1965. Reputed to be one of the oldest knitter's cottages in the county, possibly dating back to the end of the C17. (1)
Position on N side of High St, approx. Now demolished.

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

Other Refs: IA3 51/2

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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