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 Corner of School Lane c1940s.  Corner of School Lane c1940s.
Mr Allen's cycle shop is to the right. Pratt's motor spirit pump stands by the roadside.
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 Barrow Road steam laundry in 1932.  Barrow Road steam laundry in 1932.
Quorn Steam Laundry in Barrow Road as it was in 1932
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 Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900  Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900
Boiler arriving at Wright's factory c1900
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 Gas works by 'The Brinks'  Gas works by 'The Brinks'
The gas works were demolished in 1966 and there is now a small housing development on the ...... cont.
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 Cottages on Wood Lane  Cottages on Wood Lane
The cottages were built by Wrights for their workers in 1893-94.
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 Wright's Factory c1925  Wright's Factory c1925
Girls standing at the end of their looms in the weaving shed about 1925.
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 Swithland Reservoir  Swithland Reservoir
5th July 1894 - the ceremony for the cutting of the "first sod" in the presence of ...... cont.
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 Steam engine - Swithland Reservoir  Steam engine - Swithland Reservoir
One of the three triple expansion steam engines in the coal-fired pumping station of ...... cont.
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 Warners cottages on Soar Road  Warners cottages on Soar Road
Cottages built for hunt workers on Soar Road by the Warner family of Quorn Hall.
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 Station Road looking towards the village centre c1905  Station Road looking towards the village centre c1905
Station Road was known as Barrow Street at this time and on the right is the corner of ...... cont.
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