EPW031380 ENGLAND (1930). The Alpha Cement Works and surrounding countryside, Bletchingdon, from the east, 1930

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Title [EPW031380] The Alpha Cement Works and surrounding countryside, Bletchingdon, from the east, 1930
Reference EPW031380
Date February-1930
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Place name BLETCHINGDON
Parish BLETCHINGDON
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 449265, 217257
Longitude / Latitude -1.2846746210093, 51.851287474584
National Grid Reference SP493173

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Oxford cement plant

Dylan Moore
Monday 22nd of October 2012 09:53:48 PM

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This village in north Oxfordshire is where I lived for over 30 years before moving into central Oxford. The massive chimney seen here was always referred to as 'Old Smokey'.

Peter Simpson
Thursday 15th of November 2012 01:46:43 PM
That is really interesting - is it the cement works that now lies derelect beside the railway line as you travel North out of Oxford ?

Helen Fountain
Monday 5th of November 2012 11:36:36 AM
Yes Helen it is. The company closed down a few years ago.

Peter Simpson
Wednesday 14th of November 2012 03:34:43 PM
Thank you Peter, I can't see the railway line but it should be there somewhere ?

Helen Fountain
Thursday 15th of November 2012 01:39:33 PM
Ah ! I have found it, there is even a steam train in the picture !

Helen Fountain
Thursday 15th of November 2012 01:46:43 PM