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Alma Tavern and Winstanley Metal Works, Wandsworth

Forde, Deirdre (2010) Alma Tavern and Winstanley Metal Works, Wandsworth. Project Report. Oxford Archaeological Unit Ltd. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Oxford Archaeology (OA) was commissioned in November 2009 to carry out a
programme of historic buildings recording of a complex of buildings behind the
Alma Tavern on Old York Rd, Wandsworth prior to demolition and development of the
site. Oxford Archaeology undertook a desk-based archaeological assessment of the
site in October 2009, which identified that there are buildings on the site of moderate
local interest which will be demolished in the current project. These buildings
principally comprise surviving elements of the former Winstanley metal works.
The Alma Tavern is recorded as having been built in 1866 along with the Alma Road
and Alma cottages and was bought by Young's Brewery in 1883. Winstanley metal
works, a typical late Victorian industrial building, was built sometime before 1885
and there was commercial activity on the site throughout the late 19th and 20th
centuries. These activities included a van proprietor, builders, motor engineers and a
smith's yard and was taken over by Winstanley Metal Fabrications in 1983.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
Geographical Areas > English Counties > Greater London
Divisions: Oxford Archaeology South > Buildings
Depositing User: Joseph Reeves
Date Deposited: 26 May 2010 10:49
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2011 14:27
URI: http://eprints.oxfordarchaeology.com/id/eprint/249

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