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Monument record MDR9811 - Saw Mill, Ripley Road, Ambergate

Type and Period (4)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

A Saw Mill is shown on late 19th century and early 20th century OS maps. On the 1st ed. 25" of c. 1880, three cranes are shown, and a mill lade is named, running from a weir and sluice on the River Amber to the east. (1) By the end of the 19th century the Saw Mill had expanded, with considerably more buildings being shown on the map. (2) The 3rd ed. OS map shows a travelling crane. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V, 1900.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XL.V.



Grid reference Centred SK 3517 5180 (192m by 86m)

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Record last edited

Nov 20 2017 12:10PM

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