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Jan 2, 2017

A weighty subject in Rossett

Machine House is a puzzling name for a pair of non-industrial buildings in the centre of Rossett, near Wrexham. But this was once the location of a weighbridge, a device which ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

enabled entire carts and their contents to be weighed. The surviving Machine House Farm buildings have had many uses over the years, and in 2012 a milk bottle printed with the farm's name came to light during renovation. Today one of the buildings is home to the Machine House restaurant, where 1980s memorabilia from Manchester's Hacienda nightclub is on display. For more about the site's history, scan the QR codes beside the restaurant entrance. Or click here