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Caversham Court and its History

Caversham Court has a long history and has housed many of Berkshire's industrial families, such as the Simonds brewery family....

A History of Witney Blankets

For over 300 years the small Oxfordshire town of Witney was famous for its blankets, which were exported all over...

Industrial Archaeological in Berkshire

Thames Valley Archaeological Services will cover how professional archaeologists identify, investigate and preserve sites within the county. Talk starts at...


PHEW – That went well

PHEW – That went well

Our 2020 events programme started excellently with David Hunter's talk on the Institute of Civil Engineering's heritage work which includes the Panel of Historical Engineering Works (PHEW).
New Eyes on an Old Building

New Eyes on an Old Building

Yesterday BIAG members spoke to young architecture students from Reading University about the history of the old gas governor house on Gas Works Road, Reading. The students have been tasked...
Listing IA Sites for 2020

Listing IA Sites for 2020

We are updating our Local Industrial Archaeology sites page and adding new ones as we go. Come take a look and if you know of sites that we have missed...
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