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Wright's Rope Walk 1770s

Contributed by The Museum of Knots & Sailor's Ropework

Wright's Rope Walk 1770s

Wrights Ropes of Birmingham  had a partly open air ropewalk, as the comapny grew so more of the walks were covered in.

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