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placename:- Greta Side pencil works
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
pencil works
coordinates:- NY267237
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2623

hearsay Pencils made by Banks, Foster and Co from 1832; Banks, Son and Co from 1851; lastly H Birkbecks from about 1910; the factory was destroyed by fire, 1940.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2008

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