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Monument record MDR5832 - Wheelwright's shop (site of), Gladstone Street, Ilkeston

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Full Description

On Gladstone Street, Ilkeston, is a furnace, complete with chimney, formerly used by wheelwrights to heat tyres before fitting them to wheels. (1) A wheelwright's forge, last used in 1942, stood in Gladstone Street until recently, although now only the oven with chimney remains, close to the boundary on the west side of Gladstone House Surgery. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 16.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Stroud, G. 2003. Extensive Urban Survey: Ilkeston. Archaeological Assessment Report. p 16.



Grid reference Centred SK 465 414 (11m by 9m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Aug 11 2014 5:14PM

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