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Quorn Maps and Aerial Views

We have a number of maps, plans and aerial views of the village. In many of these it's interesting to note how the village has changed over the years, with buildings having been demolished, in particular the mills and associated buildings surrounding the centre of the village. In other areas the village has changed and expanded as land and property has been bought and sold, often by the aristocracy selling large holdings which have then been bought as much smaller areas by local people.


 1864 Map of Quorn  1864 Map of Quorn
The first Ordnance Survey maps which covered Quorn were produced in the 1880s. Prior to ...... cont.
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 1815 Map of Quorn  1815 Map of Quorn
Before the first Ordnance Survey maps, (1880s for Quorn), maps were only made privately ...... cont.
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 1816 Map of Quorn  1816 Map of Quorn
This rare map of early Quorn was extracted from a much larger map, which was commissioned ...... cont.
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 Rawlins School, Quorn, aerial view, post 1938  Rawlins School, Quorn, aerial view, post 1938
This postcard must date from after 1938 as the Farnham Hall (old gym) is indicated as ...... cont.
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 View over Rawlins School from the Church tower – then and now  View over Rawlins School from the Church tower – then and now
These photographs were taken from the top of the Church tower, looking towards Rawlins ...... cont.
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 View over Church Lane from the Church tower – then and now  View over Church Lane from the Church tower – then and now
These photographs were taken from the top of the Church tower, looking towards Church ...... cont.
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 View over Nursery Lane from the Church tower – then and now  View over Nursery Lane from the Church tower – then and now
These photographs were taken from the top of the Church tower, looking towards Nursery ...... cont.
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 View over Wright’s factory from the Church tower – then and now  View over Wright’s factory from the Church tower – then and now
These photographs were taken from the top of the Church tower, looking towards Wright’s ...... cont.
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 Aerial view of Barrow Road and Howlett's Bus Station  Aerial view of Barrow Road and Howlett's Bus Station
Howlett's Bus Company was founded in Quorn by George Howlett in the early 1920s. The ...... cont.
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 Aerial view of Stafford Orchard c1950  Aerial view of Stafford Orchard c1950
A somewhat fuzzy but interesting view of Stafford Orchard before development. Note the ...... cont.
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