SK5704 : Former factory, Bath Lane, Leicester

near to Leicester, Great Britain

Former factory, Bath Lane, Leicester
Former factory, Bath Lane, Leicester
Pedimented main block with a cupola ("for a flood-warning bell"), either late C18th or early C19th, and, to the right, a mid/late-C19th pump house with an impressive tapering chimney. All this was Donisthorpe & Co.'s textile mill. Grade II listed.
The buildings await a new use, and judging from this photo SK5704 : Grand Union Canal, Leicester, they have been since at least 2007.
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2011
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5798 0464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.1852N 1:8.6809W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5796 0457
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