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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Oral History Collection
The oral history archive is a strong element of the collection.
The oral history archive is a strong element of the collection.
Date range of collection
01/01/1976 -
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Bewdley Museum
The Shambles Load Street Bewdley DY12 2AE United Kingdom
Open Map
01299 403 573
01299 404 740 
Building Information
Grade II. The museum occupies the former butchers' shambles, a group of 30 shops erected in about 1800. The entrance building became a fire station after 1870.
Collections Overview
The collections relate essentially to the trades and industries of the Bewdley area, including those relating to the town, to the Wyre Forest, to the river Severn and to Kidderminster. The collections include those transferred from the Kidderminster Museum and Art Gallery, which closed in 1990.
Display Overview
The museum occupies the Bewdley Shambles, a collection of former butchers' shops. It includes both showcased and working displays.
Star Objects
Rope-making machinery from the Lowes Ropeworks. Charcoal burners' camp John Pickles Horizontal Reciprocating Saw
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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