Brewing by Dr Denise Amos


Ordnance Survey

Castle Brewery, Newark-on-Trent, c.1900.
Castle Brewery, Newark-on-Trent on the 25" to the mile Ordnance Survey map of 1900.

Large scale Ordnance Survey maps from the late 19th century to the present day show brewery sites in great detail:

Two online sources of historical Ordnance Survey maps of Nottinghamshire are:

Goad Insurance Maps

Charles E. Goad was a London-based firm of surveyors who mapped the major towns and cities to help fire insurance companies assess potential liabilities. The maps were produced at a scale of 1" to 40 feet and Nottinghamshire Archives hold maps for Nottingham for 1886-93, 1922, 1934, 1946 and 1962.

Building plans

Bassetlaw Museum hold two 1875 plans of the Worskop and Retford Brewing Company's brewery on Priorswell Road, Worksop.