SO5817 : The Old Cable Works, Lydbrook

taken 12 years ago, near to Welsh Bicknor, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Old Cable Works, Lydbrook
The Old Cable Works, Lydbrook
The old Lydbrook Cable Works. The Cable Works during the first World War, employed some 650 people. It was the main supplier of telegraph cable in WW1, producing some 15,000 miles of it for field telephones on the western front. The cable works closed in 1965 despite employing 1,200 at one stage. Various firms have used the site since but it now stands empty.
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SO5817, 111 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 1 April, 2006
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Factory > Factory   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 586 174 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.2187N 2:36.1492W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 581 173
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