EPW050033 ENGLAND (1936). Wm Oldroyd and Sons Ltd Ditton Gelatine Works, Widnes, 1936. This image has been produced from a copy-negative.

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Details

Title [EPW050033] Wm Oldroyd and Sons Ltd Ditton Gelatine Works, Widnes, 1936. This image has been produced from a copy-negative.
Reference EPW050033
Date May-1936
Link
Place name WIDNES
Parish HALEBANK
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 349182, 384090
Longitude / Latitude -2.7635157588669, 53.350985649563
National Grid Reference SJ492841

Pins

Obelisk in place of the original shipping warning light.

dave beesley
Thursday 29th of October 2020 11:39:26 PM
Was originally a brick building with an iron structure containing a lamp constructed on its flat roof.Used to climb it many times when I was a "feral"youngster.The present obelisk was built in the 1990"s when the original building was demolished.

dave beesley
Thursday 29th of October 2020 11:36:24 PM
Shunter Steam loco Possibly Lucy

Ginger79
Wednesday 1st of May 2019 09:05:50 AM
remains of Ditton Brook Iron Foundry

Ginger79
Sunday 17th of January 2016 07:13:50 PM
Foundry was closer to the brook as shown on an 1846 map that I have.

dave beesley
Thursday 29th of October 2020 11:30:18 PM

Ginger79
Sunday 17th of January 2016 07:12:56 PM

User Comment Contributions

Obelisk is still there, but this isn't it

Paul Meara
Tuesday 24th of November 2015 05:39:40 PM