Monument record LVM 069 - Stocks Ltd, Barn Street

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Summary

Horsehair manufactory. Well-lit workshops still standing from the days in the 19th C when horsehair weaving was the town's main activity. Listed Building.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 917 491 (11m by 18m)
Map sheet TL94NW
Civil Parish LAVENHAM, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Recorded in gazetteer of significant Industrial Archaeological sites extracted from a 1980 booklet entitled 'Industrial Archaeology in and around Norfolk' and revised as 'Suffolk IA Sites in 1980' in Suffolk Industrial Archaeological Society Newsletter (SIAS Newsletter, 115, Nov 2011) where it is described as:
Horsehair manufactories [2]. Well-lit workshops still standing from the days in the 19th C when horsehair weaving was the town's main activity (S1).
Cited location Barn St TL917492, HBSMR mapping revised to match actual mapped position (Feb 2013).
Original building survives (LB Gd II, S of 'The Old Grammer School' (LB)).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Serial: Suffolk Industrial Archaeological Society Newsletter. Volume 115, November 2011, plus email from John Jones, March 2012..

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Record last edited

Feb 27 2013 5:02PM

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