SD8819 : Facit Mill, Whitworth, Lancashire

taken 49 years ago, near to Whitworth, Lancashire, Great Britain

Facit Mill, Whitworth, Lancashire
Facit Mill, Whitworth, Lancashire
In 1968, when this photograph was taken, this mill and others nearby were still in business. The quarries in the distance supplied the York stone with which London's Trafalgar Square is paved.
Note added 2012/03/12: I have just been informed that Facit Mill was demolished about a week ago. Information courtesy Joan Furtado.
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SD8819, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
3 August 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 February, 2007
Category
Mill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 888 190 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.0415N 2:10.2046W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 889 189
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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