Skip to main content
×
×
Home

People, process and the poverty-pew: a functional analysis of mundane buildings in the Nottinghamshire framework-knitting industry

  • Garry Campion (a1)
Extract

Industrial archaeology has traditionally concentrated on the recording and study of technological and engineering survivals — hence the name ‘industrial’ as, often, a near-synonym for ‘post-medieval’ in naming the archaeology of early modern capitalism. This study of three mundane industrial buildings draws upon building and documentary evidence as aids to understanding working structures not distinguished by technological or engineering innovation.

Copyright
References
Hide All
Alfrey, J. & Clark, C.. 1993. The landscape of industry: Ironbridge Gorge. London: Routledge.
Anon, . 1989. Lee quatercentenary handframe auction, Knitting International 96(1150): 31–5.
Bell, C.R. 1974. Men at Work. London: George Allen & Unwin.
Brunskill, R. & Clifton-Taylor, A.. 1977. English brickwork. London: Ward Lock.
Connah, G. 1988. Of the hut I budded’: the archaeology of Australia's history. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Deetz, J. D. 1977. In small things forgotten: the archaeology of early American life. New York (NY): Anchor Books.
Dickens, R. S. (ed.). 1982. Archaeology of urban America: the search for pattern and process. New York (NY): Academic Press.
Elton, P. M. 1920. A study of output in silk weaving during the winter months. London: HMSO. Industrial Fatigue Research Board Report 9.
Fairclough, G. 1992. Meaningful constructions — spatial and functional analysis of medieval buildings, Antiquity 66: 348–66.
Foster, S. 1989. Analysis of spatial patterns in buildings (access analysis) as an insight into social structure: examples from the Scottish Atlantic Iron Age, Antiquity 63: 4050.
Fwk, . 1845. Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the Condition of the Framework Knitters with Minutes of Evidence. Dublin: Irish Universities Press. British Parliamentary Papers XV. Industrial Revolution (Textiles) 8.
Gilchrist, R. 1994. Gender and material culture — the archaeology of religious women. London: Routledge.
Glassie, H. 1975. Folk housing in middle Virginia: a structural analysis of historic artifacts. Knoxville (TN): University of Tennessee Press.
Gould, S. 1996. Industrial archaeology and the neglect of humanity, in Palmer, M. & Neaverson, P. (ed.), Managing the industrial heritage: its identification, recording and management: 4953. Leicester: University of Leicester. Leicester Archaeology Monographs 2.
Gould, R. A. & Schiffer, M. B. (ed.). 1981. Modern material culture: the archaeology of us. Now York (NY): Academic Press.
Head, P. 1961-2. Putting out in the Leicester hosiery industry in the middle of the nineteenth century. Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society 37: 4459.
Hillier, B. & Hanson, J.. 1984. The social logic of space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Johnson, M. 1993. Housing culture: traditional architecture in an English landscape. London: UCL Press.
Johnson, M. 1996. An archaeology of capitalism. Oxford: Blackwell.
Kent, S. (ed.). 1990. Domestic architecture and the use of space: an interdisciplinary cross-cultural study. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Lewis, P. 1986. William Lee's stocking frame: technical evolution and economic viability 1589-1750, Textile History 17(2):129–47.
Markus, T. A. 1993. Buildings and power: freedom and control in the origin of modern building types. London: Routledge.
Marx, K. 1961. Capital: a critical analysis of capitalist production. Ed. Engels, F., translated by Moore, S. & Aveling, E.. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House.
Mccuire, R. H. 1992. A Marxist archaeology. San Diego (CA): Academic Press.
Mccuire, R. H. & Paynter, R. (ed.). 1991. The archaeology of inequality. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Oborne, D. J. 1988. Ergonomics at work. 2nd edition. Chichester: John Wiley & Sons.
Orser, C.E. & Fagan, B.M.. 1995. Historical archaeology. New York (NY): HarperCollins.
Osterud, N. G. 1986. Gender divisions and the organization of work in the Leicestershire hosiery industry, in John, A. V. (ed.), Unequal opportunities: women and employment in England 1800-1918: 4467. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
Palmer, M. 1989. Houses and workplaces: the framework-knitters of the East Midlands, Knitting International 96(1150):31–5.
Palmer, M. 1994. The Rolt Memorial Lecture, 1993. Industrial archaeology: continuity and change, Industrial Archaeology Review 16(2):135–56.
Parker Pearson, M. & Richards, C. (ed.). 1993. Architecture and order: approaches to social space. London: Routledge.
Rogers, A. 1981. Rural industries and social structure: the framework knitting industry of south Nottinghamshire 16701840, Textile History 12: 736.
Samson, R. (ed.). 1990. The social archaeology of houses. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
Smith, D. M. 1963. The British hosiery industry in the middle of the nineteenth century, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 32: 125–42.
Sunndstrom, E. 1992. Work places: the psychology of the physical environment in offices and factories. 2nd edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Weston, H. C. 1921. A study of efficiency in fine linen weaving. London: HMSO. Industrial Health Research Board Report 20.
Weston, H. C. & Adams, S.. 1935. The performance of weavers under varying conditions of noise. London: HMSO. Industrial Health Research Board Report 70.
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Antiquity
  • ISSN: 0003-598X
  • EISSN: 1745-1744
  • URL: /core/journals/antiquity
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 40 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 197 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between September 2016 - 21st July 2018. This data will be updated every 24 hours.