Monument record MDR9606 - Park Mill (site of), Grosvenor Avenue, Sawley

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Park Mill was built in Grosvenor Avenue, Sawley in 1920 for Roper & Sons, lace manufacturers. After they left in 1925 it was taken over by Cowburns (a mineral water manufacturer) until, during the Second World War, it was taken over by Rolls Royce. After the war it became the Sawley Packaging Company until its demolition, probably in around the early 1980s, to build houses. No trace remains. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Reedman, K. 2004. Information regarding several sites in Long Eaton, received via e-mail.



Grid reference SK 47422 31953 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2015 5:08PM

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