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tarboat

Posted on 03/25/2016


Photo taken on June 29, 2010


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Belgrave No.3 Mill

Belgrave No.3 Mill
The No.3 Mill in the Belgrave complex was built to the design of F. W. Dixon and Son in 1910. It was electrically powered from the start.Spinning ceased in 1960 after which it has been used for clothing production and later for the manufacture of foam, polyester and feathers for the furniture and clothing industries.

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lisabee73
lisabee73
is the name 'Belgrave' actually in the brickwork?
21 months ago.
tarboat has replied to lisabee73
Yes it is picked out in white salt-glazed brick. This was the normal practice on mill towers.
21 months ago.
lisabee73 has replied to tarboat
They must have been really skilled workers to do that.
I often look at old buildings etc and think it would be unlikely that the same could be done nowadays.
21 months ago.