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Monument record MDR7321 - Mount Factory, Commerce Street, Melbourne

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Full Description

'Mount Factory (Boot and Shoe) is first depicted and named on the 2nd ed. OS map, the area having previously been a field. (1, 2) There is a plaque on the street frontage of the factory which reads 'The Mount Boot Factory 1894'. (3) The Mount Boot Factory was built in 1894 and rebuilt after a fire in 1939. It is now converted to light industrial units. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1887. OS County Series 1:10560, Sheet Derbys LVIII NW. 1887. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1901. OS County Series 1:10560, Sheet Derbys LVIII NW. Second Edition 1901, revised 1899. 1:10560.
  • <3> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 922896. 922896. p969.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Melbourne Civic Society. 2000. Melbourne.



Grid reference Centred SK 3805 2547 (66m by 70m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 11 2015 11:22AM

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