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Monument record MDR5726 - Trent Mills, Sawley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to First World War - 1900 AD to 1916 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 481 326 Sawley, Trent Mills. Early 20th century single-storey lace factory, occupied by Concordia Electric Wire and Cable Co. since 1916. (1) This mill was built about 1912 for the lace makers Sawley Textiles Limited, who only remained in business for about four years. By 1916 Concordia Electric Wire Company occupied the mill. (2) The area depicted on the map is that of the original mill, as shown on the OS map of 1914. (3) Trent Mills was built in about 1909. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 39.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Mason, S A. 1994. Nottingham Lace, 1760s-1950s. p 291.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet LVI.6, 1914.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Reedman, K. 2004. Information regarding several sites in Long Eaton, received via e-mail.



Grid reference Centred SK 481 326 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2015 5:08PM

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