A few miles from Bath lies the market town of Trowbridge. The county capital of Wiltshire, Trowbridge is rich in the history of the Industrial Revolution. I once worked, many moons ago, in the County Hall; my first role as an IT consultant.
100 years ago, the town was awash with the deafening sound of the many cloth mills. A brick building patterned with many holes echoes back to this era. Then teasels were the tool of choice, to comb wool in preparation for creating yarn. After use, the washed teasels, placed in the buildings’ air holes, dried, for reuse.
My visit was on a sunny, blues skied, January day.
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