One of Oxford’s better-known exports is Coopers Marmalade, and it was the railway that allowed it to grow. Originally a small business that operated out of a shop on the high street it became one of the most famous marmalades and inhabited a large factory opposite the original location of the station. Click here to read the full blog: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/blog/industrial-heritage #Oxford #History #Heritage
Sue cleaning at Peworth house. No uniforms now. She is mostly likely a volunteer as the house belongs to the National Trust UK.. Folk give their time and money to keep Englands Historical houses and parks safe for future generations... Bravo..
Joseph Neeld is the fascinating character behind the establishment of Sevington School, a Victorian school room in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. After a scandalous marriage and the Gothic revival in vogue, Neeld commissioned an architect to design the school we see today. To read the full and fascinating tale behind the school pop over to our blog: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/blog/a-breath-of-scandal #History #Heritage #Sevington #Victorian
#Oxford isn’t one of those cities that immediately spring to mind when you think ‘industrial’ but the influence it has had on the shape and feel of the city is woven within its fabric. Read the full blog here: http://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/blog/industrial-heritage #Oxford #Industry #Railway #History