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 Fish and Chip shop - Station Road  Fish and Chip shop - Station Road
This shop was part of a row of shops which were attached to the White Horse pub and ran ...... cont.
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 Leicester Road  Leicester Road
This photograph was probably taken in the 1920s. The sign in the foreground on the right ...... cont.
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 Meeting Street  Meeting Street
Formerly known as Wood Street or Wood Gate, this photograph shows the Blacksmith's Arms ...... cont.
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 Howlett's Bus Company  Howlett's Bus Company
The photograph below shows a 14 seater Reo bus, which was put into service in the ...... cont.
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 The Gas Works  The Gas Works
The Gas House or Works was constructed in 1853 by the River Soar on land called 'The ...... cont.
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 Working at Cocklow Quarry c1907  Working at Cocklow Quarry c1907
In about 1812 a Mr Jackson discovered how to work hard granite stone by watching some ...... cont.
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 Swithland Reservoir construction 1894-96  Swithland Reservoir construction 1894-96
A small portion of Swithland reservoir lies within the parish of Quorn. The photograph ...... cont.
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 The Blacksmiths on Meeting Street  The Blacksmiths on Meeting Street
The smithy was in the ownership of the Holmes family for over 100 years. It was still in ...... cont.
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 Men working at Cocklow quarry c1910  Men working at Cocklow quarry c1910
See artefact: 820 for brief history of the quarry.
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 Wright's Mill  Wright's Mill
Michael Wright came to Quorn from Leicester in 1870 to manufacture elastic webbing. By ...... cont.
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Total: 282 artefacts returned over 29 pages

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