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Report - Garnetts Cabinet Works, Warrington, November 2011

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by ZerO81, Nov 7, 2011.

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    Cabinet Works G, Warrington

    Robert Garnett was born on the 6th June 1830 in Penketh, Warrington, died on 9th Apr 1903 at Hall Nook, Penketh and was buried in Sankey.

    He married Mary James on 15th Sep 1859 in Stanwix, Carlisle and they had one daughter.

    Garnett's was a well respected firm of cabinet makers and he was a generous local benefactor to many churches.

    He laid the foundation stone at Penketh Methodist Church.

    The workshop is a familiar landmark on the Warrington skyline with its Italianate crenellated water tower.








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    Its not the most interesting of sites and its pretty trashed in places, but there are a few interesting features I wanted to see after viewing a report a couple of weeks back.

    Did not attempt the water tower, had a look up from the top floor and there were more holes on the way up than solid steps, so decided to give it a miss as I was alone.

    Visited with Me, Myself & I

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