What is the meaning of this?

The Angel Building

The Angel Building

If you’re ever walking along Goswell Road, look up when you go past 338-346. I can’t seem to find the history of this building but it’s got some natty plaques that seem to tell the story of the cotton trade (I’m guessing anyway). Check it out.

A train

A train

Steamer

Steamer

A cutter

A cutter

Carrying cotton

Carrying cotton

I’m guessing the cotton is picked somewhere and then transported through the numerous avenues to make it to these sunny shores – as told in plaque form. There’s nothing on the building that tells of its history though, so I’m none the wiser. If anyone can enlighten me, then please do. Here’s to looking up, anyway. W

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