Monument record M4067 - Sookholme Baths, Warsop


BATHS? (Post Medieval)


Grid reference SK 54090 66549 (point)
Map sheet SK56NW
District Mansfield
Locality Sookholme
Civil Parish Warsop, Mansfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

No 1 is a Roman Bath, 11ft 7in by 9ft 6in. No 2 the Dressing Room 15ft 9in by 3ft 9in. Width of the wall near to the steps 3ft 4in: the outward wall of the dressing room 1ft 9in, the other walls 2ft 7in. A very strong spring arises in the Bath and is called the Bath brook. It runs about a mile & half to Warsop where it joins the river. (1)
A very copious spring (natural) - "Sookholme Bath". A brick pumping house alongside. Where the stream runs along a roadside a few yards lower down, the bank has been concreted. This is known locally as "Sookholme Docks" (30/12/1968). (2)
See M3996 for Roman tile kiln.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Notes (1), Parish file

<1> Rooke H, pre 1789, Notes (some appearing later in Archaeologia) (Unpublished document). SNT1861.

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

Other Refs: IA3 85/10

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Rooke H. pre 1789. Notes (some appearing later in Archaeologia).
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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