Bromsgrove

Where there’s a Wills there’s a Way

February 15, 20174:15 pmFebruary 15, 2017 4:20 pm

A brief biography of Professor L. J. Wills by John Gerner, a volunteer. Studying O level geology and inspired by David Thompson, later my PGCE tutor at Keele, I was fascinated by Professor Leonard J Wills’ Palaeogeography. Living close to Hill Top in Bromsgrove I was aware of Wills’ work there. Retirement and the Building […]

Schizoneura paradoxa specimen

A (Very) Short History of the Bromsgrove Sandstone

August 18, 20141:51 pmNovember 11, 2015 3:43 pm

Here at Building Stones HQ we are busily putting together an exhibition to coincide with our upcoming roadshow at Avoncroft Museum 26th-28th August. Here’s sneak peak of some of the research going into that, much of which draws upon the Reverend Alan White’s excellent historical paper on the Bromsgrove quarrying and brickmaking industry. The Bromsgrove Sandstone […]