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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
Description
Material relating to local industries is an important feature of the collections. They include material from the Banshee Motorcycle Company, the Stoke Prior Salt Works, nail making, button making and the Bromsgrove Guild.
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The collections include material from the Banshee Motorcycle Company, the Stoke Prior Salt Works, nail making, button making and the Bromsgrove Guild.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Bromsgrove Museum
26 Birmingham Road Bromsgrove B61 0DD
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DOMUS
WM000119 
Telephone
01527 577 983
Fax
01527 577983 
Building Information
unlisted. The building is the coach house of Davenal Hall, and was built in 1780. It was restored during the 1970s by Dennis Norton, and units at the rear were constructed in 1987 from materials reclaimed from other local properties.
Collections Overview
The collections are based on that formed by Dennis Norton, purchased in 1992 along with the building that he had restored and converted since 1972. They are essentially focused on the social history of the Bromsgrove area, including the crafts and industries associated with it. The period covered is approximataly 1850 to 1950.
Display Overview
Displays include showcases, and also a street of Victorian/Edwardian shops.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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