Monthly Archives: June 2008

Morlands Factory – Glastonbury

Morlands was Glastonbury’s major industry – specialising in stuff made from sheep – like gloves, shoes, flying jackets etc. In recent years, the huge 31 acre site has slowly been demolished leaving just a few buildings. There are plans afoot … Continue reading

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Firepool Pumphouse – Taunton

Sitting between the main railway line and one of the canals in Taunton is the Firepool Pumphouse. It was used to get water from the canals, and store it in the huge tank on top, ready for filling steam trains … Continue reading

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