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Quorn Halls, Houses and Streets

Quorn had and still has plenty of historic buildings. Many of these are hunt related and served as permanent residences or hunting boxes for the aristocracy. In this section you will find references to important houses such as Quorn House and Quorn Hall. We also include the more humble cottages, houses and street scenes. There are also articles and photographs of demolished buildings such as the Hall on the Green.


 Raven Cottage, 31 Meeting Street, Quorn – House deeds/timeline  Raven Cottage, 31 Meeting Street, Quorn – House deeds/timeline
Property deeds are a valuable source of local history information, but since land ...... cont.
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 Elms Drive gates  Elms Drive gates
Elms Drive was built in the late 1920s/early 1930s, and until about 1957 it had large ...... cont.
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 Leicester Road, Quorn, demolished properties  Leicester Road, Quorn, demolished properties
It is thought that this photograph was taken in 1972, shortly before these properties ...... cont.
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 George Harry Gartshore on Gambles premises, Meeting Street, early 1940s  George Harry Gartshore on Gambles premises, Meeting Street, early 1940s
George Harry Gartshore was a grandson of the famous George Gartshore who was a farrier to ...... cont.
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 Quorn Cottage or 1 Woodhouse Road, Quorn  Quorn Cottage or 1 Woodhouse Road, Quorn
1 Woodhouse Road, which is on the corner of Woodhouse Road and Loughborough Road, used to ...... cont.
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 Warwick Avenue, Quorn  Warwick Avenue, Quorn
Warwick Avenue came into being in 1934, when Gambles, the builders, were building the ...... cont.
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 Cottages next to the White Hart, Quorn  Cottages next to the White Hart, Quorn
These cottages used to stand next to the White Hart pub on High Street, where the ...... cont.
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 New houses in Quorn, 1960/61  New houses in Quorn, 1960/61
This advert for brand new Wimpey houses in Quorn appeared in the Leicester Graphic in ...... cont.
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 Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912  Quorn lads, Quorn Cross 1912
This postcard was sent in 1912 by 14 year old Richard Rudston Langrish, to his mother, ...... cont.
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 Gladys and Inis Rumsby, Church Lane, Quorn, 1909  Gladys and Inis Rumsby, Church Lane, Quorn, 1909
These photographs were taken in about 1909 and the two young girls are twins, Gladys and ...... cont.
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 Quorn Wakes on the Green, 1950s  Quorn Wakes on the Green, 1950s
For many years the annual Quorn Wakes (fair), was held on Quorn Village Green, which is ...... cont.
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 Green Acre, 4 Buddon Lane, Quorn  Green Acre, 4 Buddon Lane, Quorn
This house was built on Buddon Lane, off Chaveney Road in the early 1930s. It was first ...... cont.
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 Santa Maria Lodge and the bridge on Soar Road, 1916  Santa Maria Lodge and the bridge on Soar Road, 1916
This is a view often seen on old photographs, but this postcard is particularly special ...... cont.
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 Aerial view of Wright's factory and surrounding area - approx 1952  Aerial view of Wright's factory and surrounding area - approx 1952
This aerial photograph was taken in the early 1950s, as evidenced by the size of the lime ...... cont.
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 Tower at the side of the Quorndon Fox  Tower at the side of the Quorndon Fox
In the back garden of the building that is now the Quorndon Fox, on the north-west ...... cont.
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 Bus on Leicester Road, Quorn, 1910  Bus on Leicester Road, Quorn, 1910
This fantastic photograph was taken on the east side of Leicester Road in 1910. The house ...... cont.
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 Two buses at Quorn Cross, 1930  Two buses at Quorn Cross, 1930
A very interesting street scene showing Quorn Cross in about 1930. Whilst the quality of ...... cont.
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 Sale catalogue for Four Oaks, 6 Loughborough Road (the vicarage 1945 to 2010)  Sale catalogue for Four Oaks, 6 Loughborough Road (the vicarage 1945 to 2010)
The house that used to be called Four Oaks, ie 6 Loughborough Road, was built in the ...... cont.
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 A Cottage Yard at Quorn – then and now  A Cottage Yard at Quorn – then and now
The colour washed sketch of a ‘Cottage Yard at Quorn’ was produced by local artist W E ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour  W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn, in colour
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke, but this version ...... cont.
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 High Street, Quorn in the 1950s  High Street, Quorn in the 1950s
Two photographs of High Street, Quorn, looking towards Quorn Cross, in the 1950s, showing ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn  W E Cooke - A Cottage Yard at Quorn
This picture, 'A Cottage Yard at Quorn', was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared in ...... cont.
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 W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn  W E Cooke - A cottage at Quorn
This picture was by Quorn artist W E Cooke and appeared on the title page of his first ...... cont.
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 Wood Lane – Lost cottages  Wood Lane – Lost cottages
Some cottages that once stood on Wood Lane have been either demolished or totally ...... cont.
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 Barrow Road, Quorn – then and now  Barrow Road, Quorn – then and now
An unusual view from around 1905, looking down Barrow Road from the Loughborough Road ...... cont.
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Total: 287 artefacts returned over 12 pages


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