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Vale of Mowbray Bacon Factory (site of)

Description:-
Site of former Plew's brewery subsequently used as the Vale of Mowbray VOM Bacon factory.
Demolished in 2002, VOM is now based in modern purpose built premises.
in 1973 Hatcher noted - Brick three storeys alongside railway sidings. Well articulated facades with pilasters. Decorative ironwork brackets supporting overhanging gable.
In 1974 Atkinson described the site as - adjoining the railway line is an extensive range of red-brick buildings formerly a brewery. Externally the buildings are very little altered although the premises are now used as a bacon factory.

References:-
YAHS - Hatcher Card Index. Research funded by the Yorkshire Arts Association 1972.
Hatcher, J. The industrial architecture of Yorkshire. Phillimore, 1985.
Atkinson, F. Industrial archaeology of north east England, Vol 2 : The sites. David and Charles, 1974.


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Key Words :- brewery bacon factory
Address :- Leeming Bar, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL7 9AW
Grid Ref :- SE 28745 90165
Co-ordinates :- Lat - 54.306284 , Long - -1.559742
Local Authority :- Hambleton District Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - North Riding
Site Condition :- Site redeveloped to industrial / commercial use
Site Status :- Site demolished or no longer extant
Site Dates :- 1868 - 2002