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Local History Talk 1 with Alfred Jenkins MBE

‘Industrial, Social History and Dialect’: -

This lecture, enhanced by black and white slides, traces the history of Titterstone’s industrial, social history and dialect from Middle Ages to present day.

This prominent, intriguing ‘Mac’s sandwich’, boasting some of the best views in the world had industries of iron ore, coal and lime stone.  Its clay of fourteen different colours produced bricks, tiles, clay pipes for smoking, grave stones and land drains.  Its lime was valuable for building, lime wash, putty, mortar, plaster and fertiliser.  Since the 1860s ‘dhu stone’ has become nationally famous, being the aggregate for the wearability of all roads surfaces in England and Wales.  Discover more about Clee’s unique dialect.

This event is held at The Feathers - Prince Charles Suite as part of Ludlow Fringe Festival 2017.  Tickets are £6

Earlier Event: 18 June