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Former Framework Knitting Workshop

A Grade II Listed Building in Loughborough, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7752 / 52°46'30"N

Longitude: -1.2014 / 1°12'5"W

OS Eastings: 453967

OS Northings: 320034

OS Grid: SK539200

Mapcode National: GBR 8KM.WMB

Mapcode Global: WHDHQ.JH3T

Plus Code: 9C4WQQGX+3C

Entry Name: Former Framework Knitting Workshop

Listing Date: 13 June 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489546

Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Town: Charnwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Loughborough Lemyngton

Built-Up Area: Loughborough

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Loughborough All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


261/0/10022 DUKE STREET
13-JUN-02 Former Framework Knitting Workshop

II

Former framework knitting workshop. c.1875. Red brick with gault brick dressings and slate roof with end stacks. 2 storeys. 16-window range in all at first floor of iron framed windows with glazing bars under brick segmental arches. Similar windows to ground floor, at present partly boarded. Central double loading doors on both floors. Further single door to centre right. Small windows and door on left end. Right end an rear blank. Interior reported as retaining original stairs.
This framework knitters workshop is a little-altered and unusual survival of the intermediate stage in the hosiery industry between home working and the complete factory. A number of knitters would work here for the workshop owner, some heating being provided by the end fireplaces.

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