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Monument record MDR7927 - Drakelowe Mill (site of), north of Walton Road, Drakelow

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK 2444 2010) Drakelowe Mill (named on map), sited near to an unnamed stream running north into the River Trent. (1-3) Site of mill now occupied by Home Farm. (4) The mill is shown on Burdett's map of the late 18th century. An advertisement in the Birmingham Gazette of 22 November 1802 offered: 'To be let - a very compact farm and mill situated at Drakelow, near Burton-on-Trent. The mill is well supplied with water and has full employment for four pairs of stones'. No evidence of the mill now remains. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1836. OS 1 inch 1st edition, Sheet 72. David & Charles reprint, Sheet 34, Stafford..
  • <2> Map: OS. 1887. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LIX NE/Staffs XLVII NE. Surveyed 1881-2, published 1887.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1925. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LIX NE/Staffs XLVII NE. Edition of 1925, revised 1920-1..
  • <4> Map: OS. 1975. OS 1:10000 1975. 1:10000.
  • <5> Index: RCHME Boutwood, Y.. 1993. National Forest Project.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Gifford, A. 1999. Derbyshire Watermills: Corn Mills.. B22, p 74.



Grid reference SK 24459 20123 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2016 11:07AM

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