Old Photos of Witham

Hugh Baird’s, site of old building at Station maltings in Station Road after demolition

Taken: 2 April 1962, Ref: M883

Hugh Baird’s, old malting buildings in Station Road from south, one having been demolished. Similar view to M882 but later. Newer malting on right. Part of pair of houses bottom left. In background just left of centre is south-east corner of Crittall’s factory in Braintree Road. Taken looking north from Cooper Taber prizewinning glass buildings, built in 1956, possibly from square one as high up. Cooper Taber was a seed company in Station Road. See also M880-M882, M884-M886 and M946. The copy in the album was made from a copy neg taken from a print. The scanned version on the computer was made from the original negative; this latter may be the clearer version but has not been printed out.

PhotographerRoy Gage
Date taken2 April 1962
SourceRoy Gage
Posted on Full size 878 × 867

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