A former fishing tackle maker's workshop is situated on Dig Street, Ashbourne. It comprises of a two storey shop building of early 19th century date, with late 18th century workshop behind and situated adjacent to Henmore Brook. The original firm was founded as Foster Bros. in 1763, but it now  trades as Fosters Sporting Services Ltd. The earlier workshop is currently a bar and bistro. (1)
The shop building fronting the road is now in use as a wine bar . (2)
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 3.
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Centred SK 1804 4658 (35m by 24m)
ASHBOURNE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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