NS5337 : Former lace mill

taken 12 years ago, near to Newmilns, East Ayrshire, Great Britain

Former lace mill.
Former lace mill.
"Hood Morton & Co Ltd Lace & Madras Manufacturers". The Irvine valley (Darvel, Newmilns, Galston and Kilmarnock) is the last home of Nottingham lace manufacture in the UK (perhaps in Europe). Sadly this mill has closed in the last few years. Note the manufacture of 'Madras' - a sort of three-dimensional lace. There is still a single world manufacturer of this very expensive cloth, and they are further along this same valley.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 December, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 December, 2005
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Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 532 370 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:36.2642N 4:19.9055W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 532 372
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