SY2998 : Old carpet factory, Silver Street, Axminster

taken 7 years ago, near to Axminster, Devon, Great Britain

Old carpet factory, Silver Street, Axminster.
Old carpet factory, Silver Street, Axminster.
This was erected in 1828 on the site of Thomas Whitty's original carpet factory that was destroyed by fire 2 years earlier. It closed in 1835 and was then used as a hospital for a period. The Conservative Club is in the section closest to the camera.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Monday, 23 April, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Industry 
Person (from Tags)
Thomas Whitty 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 2968 9848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.8968N 2:59.9289W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 2965 9849
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Carpet Factory  Silver Street  Axminster  Factory  Textile Industry 

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