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Ballafesson Loomshed

Period: Modern

NGR Easting: 220729

NGR Northing: 470169

Description: Modern two-storey loomshed.

The loomshed was occupied by the celebrated Ballafesson hand-weaver, Alfred Hudson, whose loom is now displayed at Cregneash.

Hudson took over the business from his father in 1902, and worked until he retired in 1922. Following his death in 1938 his equipment was passed to the Manx Museum in 1939.

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Site & Monument Type: textile mill

Category: National Monuments Record: Archaeological Sites [single-site]

Site ID number: 1976.00


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