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Monday, 17 March 2008

Bakery Court


These modern houses just off Queens Road are on the site of the former "Cake-a-Pie" factory in Hurst. The factory had originally been part of the massive Whittaker's cotton mills before becoming a flour mill. In later years it was owned by Rank Hovis McDougall. The housing development is appropriately named "Bakery Court".

6 comments:

  1. It looks like a nice neighborhood. A place for families.

    I hope you get to visit my brookville blog and see me in a blonde wig.

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  2. looks like a nice quite place to live in, great picture.

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  3. how posh is that .they look fantastic ,a big change from the old mill, still the old place kept the bread and butter on many a table for years ,as did the cotton mills ,im not struck on the name though bakery court ,

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  4. Are they for the upper crust?

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  5. marin its been brought to my attention by someone looking on the blog ,that you put that the cake a pie was once a bakery ,i hadnt noticed you had put that ,however it was never a bakery ,it was a flour mill .

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  6. Thanks, I've amended it now. It makes the name of the development a bit misleading, though, doesn't it?

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