Bridford

Bridford Category ImageLocal industrial archaeology and the history of Devon Barytes mining.

The Early Growth of the Devon Barytes Industry, 1835-1875

The Early Growth of the Devon Barytes Industry, 1835-1875

A history of the local mining industry by Christopher J. Schmitz, Dept. of Economic History, University of Exeter; recorded in the...

The Development and Decline of the Devon Barytes Industry, 1875-1958

The Development and Decline of the Devon Barytes Industry, 1875-1958

Part 2 of this local history of mining in Bridford, by Christopher J. Schmitz, B.A. School of Humanities, University of...

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NHM_London We’re a bit blue this #TaxonomyTuesday with the damselfly Matronoides cyaneipennis. Exploiting iridescence, it flashes blue from the dorsal side and green from the ventral side of its wings during courtship. Blue isn’t easy to produce in #RainbowNature www.nhm.ac.uk/discover... pic.twitter.com/ymiSt3...
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NHM_London This week’s #MineralMonday should more accurately be called ‘minerals monday’. Lapis lazuli comprises the deep blue of lazurite, commonly in association with the glitter of pyrite and the glistening of calcite. See examples in #HintzeHall www.nhm.ac.uk/visit/ga... pic.twitter.com/qlJK6g...
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NHM_London Some animals produce their own light, meaning they are able to glow and glitter even in the darkest #Oceans . Find out more www.nhm.ac.uk/discover... pic.twitter.com/5xw9wA...
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timeteign Joint invitation to visit the Natural History Museum is now closed. Byrony Coles has finalised the list of interested members.
02:34AM May 29
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timeteign Stover Canal archaeologist Phil Newman completed phase 1. Noted finds inc. barge used for transporting granite. Well done. #Timeteign
01:38PM May 17