Information for record number MWA1897:
Emscote Mills, Wharf Street, Warwick

Summary Emscote Mills, a gelatine Mill which was served by a canal wharf, where vessels would have loaded and unloaded goods. The Mill was in use during the Imperial period. It is located to the east of Wharf Street, Warwick.
What Is It?  
Type: Canal, Canal Wharf, Mill
Period: Imperial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Warwick
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 29 65
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record
Description

 
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1 A good group of 2 and 3 storey late 18th century buildings formerly a gelatine mill. A fine house at the west end of the side is enscripted 'Emscote mill' above the door. The building behind this has a belfry.
2 These buildings back onto the Warwick and Napton canals and are served by part of a series of wharves extending from the Coventry Road to the Emscote Road.
 
Sources

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Industrial Monuments Survey
Author/originator: Falconer K A
Date: 1980
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Source No: 2
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: SMR Card
Author/originator: CDK
Date:
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Volume/Sheet: PRN 1897
   
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source SMR Card Sites and Monuments Record Card. The Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record began to be developed during the 1970s. The details of individual archaeological sites and findspots were written on record cards. These record cards were used until the 1990s, when their details were entered on to a computerised system. The record cards are still kept at the office of the Warwickshire Sites and Monuments Record. back
period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument HOUSE * A building for human habitation, especially a dwelling place. Use more specific type where known. back
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument CANAL * An artificial navigable waterway used for the transportation of goods. Nowadays also used for recreational purposes. back
monument MILL * A factory used for processing raw materials. Use more specific mill type where known. See also TEXTILE MILL, for more narrow terms. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument WHARF * A large wooden structure built alongside the water's edge where ships may lie for unloading. back
monument CANAL WHARF * A large wooden structure built alongside the edge of a canal where narrow boats may lie for the loading and unloading of goods. back

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