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Clare
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1 of 51  Tue 9th Oct 2012 3:58pm  
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I don't know if any one can help, I have a picture of the chimney/tower of J&J Cash weavers of Coventry 1857. It's in a frame 10in wide and 38in long, by Falcon D Hildred in 1981. I have looked this up and the artist is well known for Industrial design, born 1935, so whether he was commissioned to do this I don't know. I have looked up the building but cannot find pictures or anything else out about the chimney. I could up load a picture if any one wants to see it, many thanks and I look forward to your reply. Clare
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PhilipInCoventry
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2 of 51  Tue 9th Oct 2012 4:50pm  
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Hello Clare & a warm welcome to you. Wave The chimneys that I remember as being of that kind of design were Websters brick (still standing) Courtaulds old boiler house (knocked down after blitz damage). I can't think of a 'Cash' chimney, but I am sure someone will on here. Best wishes. Philip.
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dutchman
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3 of 51  Tue 9th Oct 2012 9:23pm  
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From the Coventry Library collection: Edited by member, 3rd Jun 2016 1:31 am
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PhilipInCoventry
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4 of 51  Tue 9th Oct 2012 9:47pm  
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Hi Dutchman & thank you Wave Wave
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AD
Allesley Park
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5 of 51  Wed 10th Oct 2012 3:31pm  
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Having looked through the canal conservation documents a year or so ago, there are quite a few chimneys still standing near the canal, including one near the old cash's factory, just up from the Electric Wharf eco-houses, but it's quite plain. I can't help feeling that chimney looks very, very familiar and Courtaulds keeps springing to mind, but maybe my mind is playing tricks with me.
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NormK
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6 of 51  Wed 10th Oct 2012 5:45pm  
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It is definitely Cash's chimney, the two at the Brickworks are just plain right to the top and not ornate like the one in the picture.
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heritage
Bedworth
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7 of 51  Wed 10th Oct 2012 6:41pm  
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It is Cash's chimney. We had a talk about the history of the firm a few years ago and a similar framed picture was on show. Fantastic brickwork.
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Harrier
Coventry
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8 of 51  Wed 10th Oct 2012 6:55pm  
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Can you remember who gave the talk? Also are there any publications about the history of Cash's?
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heritage
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9 of 51  Wed 10th Oct 2012 10:11pm  
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Not off hand I can't. It was an ex employee but can't put a name to him. Will ask some questions at the weekend.
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morgana
the secret garden
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10 of 51  Wed 24th Oct 2012 4:01pm  
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Cash's postcard
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Clare
Leicester
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11 of 51  Thu 29th Nov 2012 9:23am  
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Thank you for all your posts, the picture now belongs to the Heritage museum, so if they do a section about J & J Cash any time you could see the picture in there Thumbs up
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morgana
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12 of 51  Thu 29th Nov 2012 1:39pm  
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I recall seeing on ebay a chimney like this on a postcard which was for sale. Just at the rear of the Cash's weavers cottages, now houses and flats was Courtaulds now houses are built on there Threadneedle Close, which they thought they would have to knock the houses down at one time, as they thought poisons had seeped into the ground from Courtaulds which the houses are built on. The photo from Dutchman from the position of that chimney would be where Threadneedle Close now is, as my daughter lives in one of the ribbon weavers houses of Cash's. So perhaps it was Cash's chimney as it states and then Courtaulds had it. Coventry Neighbourhoods - Foleshill
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morgana
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13 of 51  Thu 29th Nov 2012 4:27pm  
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There is a set like that, glad you liked them Foxcote. Smile
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anne
coventry
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14 of 51  Thu 29th Nov 2012 6:59pm  
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You probably know this, but the best place to buy new ones are direct from the factory, online. I bought some lovely Christmas cards for my family about 4 years ago. I'd seen them in a shop and couldn't afford them, but was able to buy them direct for almost half the price. They arrived within two days, as well!
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morgana
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15 of 51  Thu 29th Nov 2012 8:53pm  
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Thank you Anne I know the factory is in Torrington Avenue but I didn't know you could buy them straight from their factory, I shall look on the net thank you Cheers
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