Building record M5399 - Shireoaks Mill


FLOUR MILL (Medieval to Late 20th Century); WATERMILL (Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference Centred SK 55517 80685 (16m by 21m)
Map sheet SK58SE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Shireoaks, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Shireoaks Mill - stone built, pantiled roof, in sound structural condition. Now used as a warehouse by a firm of agricultural suppliers. Modern additions have been built on the back where the wheel would have originally been fitted. The feed stream, from the Ryton, is now dry, its course behind the mill now blocked by the foundations of the new lean-to addition. (1)
Watermill shown. (2)
Named 'Mill'. (3)
Named 'Flour Mill'. (4)
In 1546 it was the (grange) mill. In 1855 it had 5 pairs of stones, by 1900 was also steam and in 1922 had additional oil engine. (5)
See M8791 for Shireoaks Grange.

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

Other Refs: IA4 74/1

<2> Chapman J, 1774, Nottinghamshire - approx 1in (Map). SNT550.

<3> Sanderson G, 1835, 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in (Map). SNT48.

<4> OS, 1922, 1:2500, County Series 1922 (Map). SNT1031.

Other Refs: 8/13

<5> Morley D, 1997, Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft), p 38 (Unpublished document). SNT1693.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.
  • <2> Map: Chapman J. 1774. Nottinghamshire - approx 1in.
  • <3> Map: Sanderson G. 1835. 20 miles around Mansfield - 2 in.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1922. 1:2500, County Series 1922.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Morley D. 1997. Corn and Cotton - Waterpower in Notts (draft). p 38.

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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