Monument record M4409 - Old Mill, Cuckney


FLOUR MILL (Post Medieval to Mid-20th Century); WORSTED MILL (Post Medieval to Mid-20th Century); WATERMILL (Post Medieval to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference SK 57040 71359 (point)
Map sheet SK57SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Cuckney, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

"Old Mill", demolished, dam and sluice remain. Mr Mitchell, aged 74, of Ten Row, Cuckney, remembers it as already converted into a chapel then to a "chip house", where men were employed by Welbeck Estates to chop sticks. He does not know what work the mill did. (01/01/1964). (1)
Watermill depicted. (3)
Site of another worsted mill which closed early in C19 and was converted into a flour mill. Mill pool survives, cottages to be demolished. (4)
"Drain" shown on map was an overflow from Cuckney Dam to the "fish pond", which served as the mill pond for Old Mill (owned by Topliss). (5)
NB Still shown on SMR map.
See M4396, M5378 for other mills, M8957 for mill pond.

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

Other Refs: IA3 22/3

<2> OS, 1918, 1:2500, County Series 1918 (Map). SNT1027.

Other Refs: 18/6

<3> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<4> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, pp 241 - 2 (Published document). SNT1304.

<5> Ibbotson PJ, 1990, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT822.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1918. 1:2500, County Series 1918.
  • <3> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <4> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. pp 241 - 2.
  • <5> Personal comment: Ibbotson PJ. 1990. Pers Comm.

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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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