Building record M4952 - GROVE MILL AT EAST RETFORD


MALT HOUSE (Georgian to Late 20th Century); FLOUR MILL (Georgian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 70979 81093 (29m by 51m)
Map sheet SK78SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish East Retford, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Flour mill, c 1830. Near Gas House Bridge and adjacent to canal. A very large 4 storey building which is due for demolition. (10/07/1969). (1)
Originally a malting, sited on the canal, built between 1845 and 1880, now to be converted into 12 flats. (2)
Grove Mill, Raglan Road - C19 mill/malthouse on the Chesterfield Canal. This building was originally a malthouse (3) but later became a flour mill. Some machinery of the latter remains inside. Red brick, 4 stories, including basement. 13 bays long, kiln at N end. In reasonable repair, some alterations, windows blocked and slight demolition. Built 1837/8. (4) (5)
A small part of the W end has been demolished, but the rest of the structure is intact. In front of the only door in the W section is a large step. It may have been used to support a chute from the door to the barges on the canal. (6)
Converted to snooker hall. NB not shown by OS, but still standing.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

(2), Ind Arch File

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Sketch, IS card

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

7 BW print, inc L9-11,L13-15, SMR

Listed buildings slides, 10 slides (Photograph). SNT2648.

--/07/1985, Grove Mill (Plan). SNT4525.

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

Other Refs: IA1 27/8

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

<3> OS, 50in, 1st Edn (Map). SNT1086.

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

<5> Patrick A, 1977, Maltings in Nottinghamshire (Published document). SNT1130.

Other Refs: appx

<6> Patrick A, 1975, Canals in Nottinghamshire (Monograph). SNT50.

Sources/Archives (11)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • --- Photograph: Listed buildings slides. 10 slides.
  • --- Plan: --/07/1985. Grove Mill. A4.
  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Personal comment: Reedman K. 1977. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Map: OS. 50in, 1st Edn.
  • <4> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <5> Published document: Patrick A. 1977. Maltings in Nottinghamshire.
  • <6> Monograph: Patrick A. 1975. Canals in Nottinghamshire. NCC.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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