Monument record M8948 - Papplewick Dam


MILL POND (Stuart to Late 20th Century); DAM (Stuart to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 54469 51199 (point)
Map sheet SK55SW
District Gedling
Civil Parish Linby, Gedling
Civil Parish Papplewick, Gedling


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Mill pond, for Castle Mill, on the N side of the road from Papplewick to Linby (also fed Grange Mill). (1)
Large mill pond built by Robinsons - road forms head of dam. Pond was drained, but smaller "Upper Dam" remains. Water still flows beneath the mill and parts of the water channel on the E side of the main dam can still be traced. (2)
See M2588 for Castle Mill/Linby Mill, M2582 for Grange Mill. Sluices etc have own records. See M17895 for Linby Lane Bridge at the dam.
Grid ref centred.

<1> OS, 1915, 1:2500, County Series 1915 (Map). SNT1024.

Other Refs: 33/5

<2> Smith DM, 1965, The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands, pp 82-3 (Published document). SNT1304.

<3> Assoc for Industrial Arch, 1987, Ind Arch Review (No 2), pp 43, 54 (Article in serial). SNT182.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1915. 1:2500, County Series 1915.
  • <2> Published document: Smith DM. 1965. The Industrial Archaeology of the East Midlands. pp 82-3.
  • <3> Article in serial: Assoc for Industrial Arch. 1987. Ind Arch Review (No 2). 9. pp 43, 54.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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