Monument record M8878 - Ironworks at Awsworth Works


IRON WORKS (Victorian to Second World War)


Grid reference SK 47199 44000 (point)
Map sheet SK44SE
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Awsworth, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A large chimney, the foundations of buildings and an extensive area of spoil and slag is all that remains of the Awsworth ironworks and colliery. The ironworks was established in c.1880. It had 3 blast furnaces and was closed down in the 1930s. (1)
Awsworth Works (Iron). (2)
See M2335 for colliery.

<1> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, p 228 (Published document). SNT1304.

<2> OS, 1879, 1:2500, County Series 1879 (Map). SNT2461.

Other Refs: 37/10

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. p 228.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1879. 1:2500, County Series 1879.

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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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