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Leicester Road, Quorn, demolished properties

It is thought that this photograph was taken in 1972, shortly before these properties were demolished. They stood where the Mills flats stand today, ie on Leicester Road, on the right-hand side as you are moving away from Quorn Cross.

Right to left:
In 1967, 17 Leicester Road (first house on the right with a small gable window), was occupied by Leonard Banham.

The next house (with the next small gable), no 19, was occupied by George and Margaret Bennett.

The taller house with the lamp-post outside (no 21) was the home of the Suter family in 1967, but in 1953, Chris Sharp remembers from his childhood, this being a grocery and sweet shop run by Thomas and Nellie Preston.

The larger double fronted house at the (left-hand) end of the row, was Home Farm. This was originally the Home Farm for the Farnhamís at Quorn House on Meeting Street. For many years the tenant farmer was Thomas Pepper and his family, but in 1967 it was occupied by Richard Fletcher, his wife Marjorie and their two children.

1910 Finance Act records show that the Farnhams owned this whole row of cottages.

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 Submitted on: 2019-05-11
 Submitted by: Chris Sharp
 Artefact ID: 2210
 Artefact URL: www.quornmuseum.com/display.php?id=2210
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