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If the Hat Fits
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On a trip to Crown Point North I saw this triangular thing that I had never noticed before on the side of Jessops, so my daughter an I took a closer look and found this facade. The plaque says “This pediment was one of three which adorned the front facade of nearby Wilson's Hat Factory in Wilton Street. Built 1872. Demolished 2002.”. It was of course demolished to make way for the Crown Point North shopping centre. Not needing to visit the area around the hat factory at the time I never saw it before it got demolished which is a pity, even the pictures on the Crown Point North history section don't seem to help much.



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