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Cutlery King - David Mellor

We recently revisited the David Mellor Visitor Centre and Cutlery Factory at Hathersage, a fantastic place on the edge of the Peak District, 15 miles west of Sheffied.

I say revisit, well it was for me anyway, as I cycled there in the early 1990s to check out David Mellor's iconic factory - the then newly finished Round Building designed by Michael Hopkins. Built on an old gasometer base using local gritstone, the fabulous roof and central lantern is constructed like a trussed 'spoked wheel'

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