SC4384 : Laxey Woollen Mill

taken 7 years ago, near to Laxey, Isle of Man, Great Britain

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Laxey Woollen Mill
Laxey Woollen Mill
Now a craft centre.The Laxey Woollen Mills are best known for their Manx Tartans. Used to make a variety of items from hats, scarfs and kilt skirts to capes and rugs. The Mill was founded by John Ruskin in 1881. The cloth is made of fine Loghtan (a sheep native to the island) wool and woven on traditional style looms.
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Tuesday, 6 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
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Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Industry 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 4345 8435 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.8515N 4:24.1937W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 4342 8435
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