Building record M4120 - Watermill and cottages, Edwinstowe


WATERMILL (Post Medieval to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 62413 66264 (17m by 21m)
Map sheet SK66NW
District Newark
Civil Parish Edwinstowe, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Watermill shown. (1)
Named 'Mill Cottages'. (2)
Watermill and cottage, modernised out of recognition. (3)
Mill cottages. Dimensions 17ft 9in long by 12ft wide by 30ft high. Two types of brickwork - English and Flemish bond. Bricks comprising lower half of walls 2.5in in thickness, higher bricks 2in. Houses in good condition. Remains of large doors on E end before addition of brick above. No apparent sign of a mill (02/07/1964). (4)
The millhouse remains, altered greatly. The earliest reference is in 1631. It was rebuilt c 1676 and repaired in 1776. In 1823 it had a waterwheel, pit wheel, wallower, great spur wheel, 3 stone nuts, 2 pairs of French stones 4ft 4in diameter, one pair grey stones, one shelling, flour cylinder. (5)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(3), Ind Arch File

<1> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<2> OS, 1885, 1:2500, County Series 1885 (Map). SNT1013.

Other Refs: 23/4

<3> Reedman K, 1977, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1180.

<4> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA3 29/2

<5> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), p 8 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1885. 1:2500, County Series 1885.
  • <3> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <4> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). p 8.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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