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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science & Industry Collection
Description
Local industries such as those of the blacksmith, cobbler and wheelwright are well covered.
Format
Strength(s)
There is a particularly good set of wheelwright's tools from a business on Merstow Green Other industries covered include those of the blacksmith and cobbler.
Date range of collection
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Accumulation Dates
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Suggested Audience
Not Specific
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Location Details

The Almonry
Abbey Gate Evesham WR11 4BG
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DOMUS
WM000025 
Email
thealmonry@eveshamtc.ndirect.co.uk
Telephone
01386 446 944
Fax
01386 442 348 
Building Information
Grade I. The earliest parts of the present building date from the 14th.C, and there have been changes and additions through to the 18th.C. The property has been associated with the Abbey Almoner only since the early 19th.C., but its proximity to the Abbey estate certainly suggests that it must always have been part of the Abbey property.
Collections Overview
There is evidence for human settlement in and around Evesham going back to Roman times, and the collections reflect the Romano-British and saxon heritage of the area. They also reflect the importance of Evesham Abbey until its suppression in 1540, and of the market garden industry since the 17th.C.
Star Objects
Abbey model Abbey chair (14th.C) Evesham bible (1537)
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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