TG4700 : Old sack hoist (detail)

taken 8 months ago, near to Fritton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Old sack hoist (detail)
Old sack hoist (detail)
Detail of a sack hoist > LinkExternal link made by John Cooke (1821-1887) of John Cooke & Sons, agricultural implement manufacturers. John Cooke lived at Newland House in Newland Street West, Lincoln, with his wife Elizabeth and their sons John and Frank. His business was established in 1852 and by 1881 he had 36 employees. After the death of his father, Frank took over the running of the business, which in 1922 had 110 employees. After the death of Frank in 1922, the company was run by his sons Sydney Frank and Horace Noel. (Source: Grace's Guide - the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in the UK.) This picture was taken at the Fritton Plant Nursery > LinkExternal link where a number of old farm implements are on display.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4713 0033 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.6811N 1:38.5992E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 4712 0033
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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