Old Horse Slaughter Works, Lonesome, Mitcham

Old Horse Slaughter Works, Lonesome, Mitcham

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Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Work_​Industry_​5-1
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Notes / History As the name ‘Lonesome’ implies, this was one of the most isolated parts of Mitcham parish. The slaughterhouse was part of the Lonesome Farm site. This was a few cottages and the horse slaughterhouse. The slaughterhouse was at the end of what was Lock’s Lane. The site included a chemical works. The slaughterhouse may have existed from around the 1860’s, when the chemical works were built, until the 1890’s.

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