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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1360785
English Heritage Legacy ID: 489546
Location: Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE11
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
261/0/10022 DUKE STREET
13-JUN-02 Former Framework Knitting Workshop
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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