Monument record MDR9885 - Killamarsh corn mill (site of), River Rother, Killamarsh

Type and Period (2)

  • (Tudor to Georgian - 1540 AD to 1795 AD)
  • (Tudor to Georgian - 1540 AD to 1795 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A watermill is shown at approx. SK 4463 8094 on Killamarsh Parliamentary Enclosure map. It lay about halfway along a leat taken off the east side of the River Rother. (1) There had been a mill on the Rother 'from the earliest days'. In 1795 a water corn mill called Killamarsh Mill was sold by Sacheverell Pole, lord of the manor, to William Cooper of Sheffield who, in partnership with John Harrison, an ironfounder, developed an ironworks on the site (see SMR 8718). (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: 1779. A Plan of the Manor of Killamarsh (Parliamentary Enclosure map). DRO Q/RI 59.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hopkinson, A & V. 1994. A Killamarsh Chronicle.



Grid reference Centred SK 44629 80971 (124m by 245m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Sep 7 2016 11:11AM

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