Framework knitting shops
Old knitting workshops still standing. A memory of our industrial past.
'Semi-detached, workshops behind Victoria Terrace on Narrow lane
The remains of a south facing window in Narrow Lane
A Knitting Frame typical of those used in Hathern homes and 'Shops'
Three workshops behind Charity Cottages on the Green
A view of the lath and plaster ceiling of a restored 'shop, now a Summer House
One of two semi- detached 'shops built for the occupants of a terrace of houses on Gladstone Street. The dimensions of the original windows are indicated by the new brickwork
A shared shop built across the boundary of two semi-detached villas on Narrow lane, entered from the neighbouring property.
Another view of converted 'shops on the Green
No.8 the Green where two knitting frames were found. One is in Kegworth Museum and the other can be viewed-on request, in J. Alexander Swift's factory on Church St.
A detached framework knitting workshop on Shepshed Road with its original features intact
Another intact 'shop at the junction of Loughborough Rd with Wide Street
The original door, blue brick threshold and quarry tiled floor of an intact shop
Interior of a shop that has seen better days