NH7867 : Cromarty - Hemp Works

taken 13 years ago, near to Cromarty, Highland, Great Britain

Cromarty - Hemp Works
Cromarty - Hemp Works
These buildings, situated in Cromarty on the shore of the Cromarty Firth, were originally part of the Hemp works built by George Ross in 1773. This was probably the first "factory" in the UK. Hemp from Russia arrived on sailing ships and was spun into hemp thread and transported to London for use in sack making.
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 19 February, 2006
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 7856 6753 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:40.8705N 4:2.2932W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 7856 6755
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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