Building record MDR3088 - Framework knitters' workshop, east of Yewtree Farm, Bonsall

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Bonsall was a major centre of domestic framework knitting; in 1844, there were 143 frames believed to be in use in the village. There are several surviving work-shops, one at SK 274 581 which is a stone built workshop dated 1737. (1). Grade II listed small outbuilding converted to a framework knitters workshop, dated 'ISF 1737'. The building underwent alterations and additions, probably in the early 19th century. (2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: 1975. Council of British Archaeology Panel on Industrial Monuments. p11.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference Centred SK 27 58 (10m by 7m) (Approximate)

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Apr 5 2022 5:38PM

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