MALT HOUSE (Victorian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 70699 80369 (point)
Map sheet SK78SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish East Retford, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Malthouse, greyish red brick, slate roof. 3 storeys, 16 bays long and 9 bays wide, 2 kiln chimneys at either end of the building. In good repair, a number of alterations. Now belongs to the Northern Rubber Co. (1) (2)

The building and its former neighbour to the east were built c.1867, just before the heyday of malting nationally in the 1870s and 1880s, the latter spurred on by repeal of the malt tax in 1880. The Thrumpton Lane maltings has seen a series of changes of ownership: Dawber and Gentil, Bass & Co., J. Pidcock Co. and latterly the Northern Rubber Company. (3)

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

2 BW print, L17,L20, SMR

<1> Patrick A , undated, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1129.

<2> Patrick A, 1977, Maltings in Nottinghamshire (Published document). SNT1130.

Other Refs: appx

<3> ArcHeritage, 2017, Enhanced Level 2 Buildings recording of The Malting, Thrumpton Lane, Retford (Unpublished document). SNT4751.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Patrick A . undated. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: Patrick A. 1977. Maltings in Nottinghamshire.
  • <3> Unpublished document: ArcHeritage. 2017. Enhanced Level 2 Buildings recording of The Malting, Thrumpton Lane, Retford.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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