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Tunstall Baths, Stoke-on-Trent - June 2020

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Another item ticked off on the long list of things to get around to looking at in Stoke. This one perhaps having been on the list for the longest, basically since it closed in 2011. The baths were opened in 1890, forming a part of the wider Victoria Institute complex, and still retained many of the Read more

Standon Hall Hospital/Beeches Care Home, Staffordshire - June 2020

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I tend to avoid residential/care homey stuff, they're not really up my street usually but after seeing the report the other week from this local one it seemed like it would be worth a look. The aforementioned report was lacking any sort of history which was a shame because after doing a bit of Read more

Bailey's Factory/Mill, Ilkeston - June 2020

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A bit of history courtesy of Heritage England: Lace and hosiery factory, now plastics factory. Possibly 1830s, and 1855. Red brick with gritstone dressings and quoins. Hipped tile roof. Four storeys. South elevation of 5-3-5 bays, the centre three advanced, with quoins and a dentilled pediment. Read more