Quorn historical image   Quorn Village On-line Museum   Quorn historical image

Tuesday 19th October 2021  

Museum Home
About our museum
Artefacts by Number
Quorn's location
The name change
Village publications
Information sources
Museum Award
Contact us

22 High Street, Quorn - discovery behind a wall!

In September 2021, local optometrist Mohammed Bhojani was having some alterations carried out at his Quorn practice, when the builders discovered this old range behind a plasterboard wall! It is almost certainly over a hundred years old. Unfortunately no makerís mark is discernible.

The building, which is now 22 High Street (Visual Answers), was once part of outbuildings belonging to Quorn Court, which at the time the earlier street scene below was photographed (about 1905), was occupied by John Davys Cradock. It can be seen that the property was side-on to High Street and had no ground floor windows that you can see. Next door (on the left, now no 20) was Shuttlewoods, the chemistís shop and today (2021) is James Alvey Hairdressing.

 view larger image
 Submitted on: 2021-09-25
 Submitted by: Sue Templeman with kind permission of Mohammed Bhojani
 Artefact ID: 2465
 Print: View artefact in printer-friendly page or just on its own.

   Quorn Village On-line Museum
 copyright notice
 search tips
 view latest news
 view latest news
 view latest news
 what's new What's New
See what items have been added recently.
 can you contribute? Can you Contribute?
We need historical material relating to Quorn village.
 filling in the gaps Filling in the gaps
Help us with names, places, locations and years.

 artefact counter

Artefact Counter
How many artefacts does this online museum contain?

 make a donation

Make a donation
Help to secure more museum artefacts and this site's future.

 contact us

Contact Us
Have a query? Contact our team and we'll see if we can help.

 see our Facebook page