Information for record number MWA9716:
Sheepwash in Rugby

Summary The site of a sheepwash identified from an Ordnance Survey map. It was located southwest of Rokeby Court, Rugby.
What Is It?  
Type: Sheep Dip
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Rugby
District: Rugby, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 49 73
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 The site of a sheepwash identified from the digital mapping.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Sheepwash in Rugby
Author/originator: Ed Wilson
Date: 2004
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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 SHEEP DIP * A place where sheep are washed in a chemical bath to control the parasites of sheep. To conserve the poisonous chemicals the bath is usually small and are not allowed to enter any watercourse. back
monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back

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