SP5106 : Morris garage, Longwall Street

taken 10 years ago, near to Oxford, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Morris garage, Longwall Street
Morris garage, Longwall Street
This building started life in 1910 as the Morris Cycle Works, where William Morris (1877-1963) who had been apprenticed to a bicycle seller at the age of 15, moved on to working with motorcycles and then cars. His operation soon outgrew the premises and he started making the Bullnose Morris at a factory in Cowley. This was the start of a huge car manufacturing empire. He was made Viscount Nuffield in 1938 and became a major benefactor to Oxford.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 11 March, 2008
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 519 064 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.2659N 1:14.9453W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 519 064
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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