[Idea] A technology tour of historical Frome

Here’s an idea. Take a nice old map, like this 19th century one, and map out some landmarks of interest, meaning technologies in the widest sense.

Examples: coachworks, cooperage, malthouses, schools, greenhouses, kilns, quarries, breweries, cemeteries, silk factory, print works, mills on the river, mills not on the river, auction rooms, banks, hotels, gasworks, workhouse, police stations, hospitals, railway stations…

And maybe make up a walking tour.

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It would be cool to find original pictures from back in the day and *AR them into the walk.

  • Am I talking ‘pants’?

Yes, lining up some old photos would be great!

Found an even bigger map - here’s the Welshmill Hub:

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And here’s the Wire Card Works:
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