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Mar 15, 2013 - Ironbridge-Tiles and Iron

The weather was forecast to be wet all day so ideal to tackle a couple more of the museums of the Ironbridge Gorge. Our morning was spent looking round the Jackfield Tile Museum in the small village of Jackfield. The village was once the site of two large tile factories – Maws and Craven Dunnill. Both factories were built to the latest industrial design at the time and both boomed until the 1920’s. The Craven Dunhill factory is now the home of the Jackfield Tile Museum. The museum was fascinating. It not only told the history of tiles...

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