Photomicrograph of muscovite mica

Homes Under the… Microscope

May 7, 201511:57 amNovember 12, 2015 12:11 pm

Thanks to the crusading efforts of Beth and, in particular, generous donations of stone by a host of homeowners, we now are starting to build up a useful collection of stone samples from buildings, notably of Old Red Sandstone used in the Bromyard Downs area. Having been ground down to less than the thickness of […]

Worcestershire Gazette 1855

Tales from the Archives

December 16, 20131:39 pmNovember 16, 2015 4:23 pm

You never know what stories you are going to find while researching into the history of quarrying as this tale found by volunteer Charles Clark shows. A letter, found in the Bromyard & District Local History Society archives, dated 1873 from G. Barkley & S. Trickett to one William Finney Esq., contains detailed descriptions, brimming […]