Building record M4380 - Pickford's Warehouse, Worksop


WAREHOUSE (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 58598 79239 (9m by 23m)
Map sheet SK57NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Pickford's warehouse, which crosses the canal on a wide arch. (1)
Built in the 1st half of C19 in yellowish brick (unusual in Worksop). The Depository spans the canal with an elliptical arch having fine stone voussoirs. Under the arch the floor is supported on huge wooden beams and between them a trap door through which boats could be directly loaded or unloaded. (2)
Depository over the Chesterfield Canal. Early C19, post 1817 as it is not shown on the 1817 Inclosure Award Map. 3 storeys, of brick, 4 small wood mullion and transom casements. Segemental arched bridge carries structure of the warehouse over the canal. Hipped slate roof. (4)
Situated in an enclosed yard with a Georgian gatehouse and is still occupied by BWB. The classic three-storey brick building has a low wide segmented [sic] arch. (5)

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(2), Ind Arch File

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

3 BW print, M7A, KK7A, KK8A, SMR

Listed buildings slides, 3 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

<1> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 286 (Published document). SNT1304.

<2> Reedman K, 1977, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1180.

<3> Pevsner N, 1979, The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed., p 390 (Monograph). SNT4.

<4> Patrick A , undated, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1129.

<5> Palmer M & Neaverson P, 1992, Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands, p 48 (Monograph). SNT5.

Other Refs: fig 51

Sources/Archives (8)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 3 slides.
  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 286.
  • <2> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Monograph: Pevsner N. 1979. The Buildings of England: Nottinghamshire 2nd ed.. Penguin. p 390.
  • <4> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Monograph: Palmer M & Neaverson P. 1992. Industrial Landscapes of the East Midlands. Phillimore & Co Ltd. p 48.

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Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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