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Saltwick alum works

Gary Marshall

Saltwick alum works

an archaeological interpretation

by Gary Marshall

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Published by Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society in (NorthYorkshire) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alum industry -- England -- Saltwick Bay.,
  • Industrial archaeology -- England -- Saltwick Bay.,
  • Saltwick Bay (England) -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGary Marshall.
    SeriesResearch report (Scarborough Archaeological and Historical Society) -- 11.
    ContributionsScarborough Archaeological and Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,61p.
    Number of Pages61
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18905437M

    - A days walking from Staithes along the Cleveland way to Whitby, passing Port Mulgrave, Runswick Bay and Sandsend. Guided walks available from See more ideas about Walking, Walking tour and Cleveland.7 pins. The Farndales of Whitby. The Whitby 1 Line are the descendants of John Farndale, born (FAR) who started a line of Farndales in Whitby by the s. John was the first of the Whitby Farndales. His son Thomas Farndale, born (FAR) was a carpenter in Whitby.. His grandson, Francis Farndale, born 30 September (FAR) was a carpenter of .

    others followed, and in Sir Hugh Cholmley started the works close to Saltwick Nab, within a short distance of his house at Whitby. But although there must have been more than twenty of these works in operation in the eighteenth century, owing to cheaper methods of producing alum the industry is now quite extinct in Cleveland. Boulby Alum Quarries and Works – this is one of the best examples nationally of a technically advanced 19th century alum-quarrying complex. The archaeological works at Boulby comprised the excavation of three trenches across a putative pump house, two liquor cisterns and an associated potential building platform, and followed on from previous.

      Alum was used as a mordant for fixing dyes and in the leather industry to render hide supple and manageable. During the 19th century synthetic alum was produced and aniline dyes were invented that didn't require a mordant to fix them. The last alum works to close were those in Kettleness and Boulby in Full text of "Horne's Guide to Whitby, Profusely Illustrated: Giving a Detailed Description of Places of " See other formats.


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Saltwick Bay is a north-east facing bay approximately one mile ( km) to the east of Whitby, on the east coast of Saltwick alum works book Yorkshire, England.

The bay contains the Saltwick Nab alum quarries, listed under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Areas Act The bay is part of the Saltwick Formation and Saltwick alum works book for its collections of fossils.

The SS Rohilla hospital ship sank Country: England. Monday 21st May – Saltwick alum works. Distance: 4 miles; Ascent ft; Duration ½ hours Meet at the top of the steps (NZ ) in Whitby for a am depart. The nearest car park is the Abbey Plain car park, which is “pay-and-display”.

Saltwick BaySaltwick BaySaltwick Bay is a north-east facing bay approximately one mile ( km) to the east of Whitby, and can be accessed directly from Whitby Holiday Park. The bay contains. Alum was first quarried at the west end of Saltwick Bay inand this continued intermittently until operations ceased in The alum was processed at an alum house which was erected in to the east of the monument; previous to this the alum was shipped to South Shields for processing.

Whitby is a seaside town, port and civil parish in the Scarborough borough of North Yorkshire, ed on the east coast of Yorkshire at the mouth of the River Esk, Whitby has a maritime, mineral and tourist East Cliff is home to the ruins of Whitby Abbey, where Cædmon, the earliest recognised English poet, fishing port emerged during the District: Scarborough.

Saltwick Bay is a north-east facing bay approximately one mile ( km) to the east of Whitby, and can be accessed directly from Whitby Holiday Park.

The bay contains the Saltwick Nab alum quarries, listed under the Ancient. Explore the majestic Yorkshire Moors, and discover the area's impact on English religion, culture, and more, on this day tour from York.

Enjoy a scenic drive through North York Moors National Park, explore ancient monuments, and soak up views across the Yorkshire coast and for miles across the Yorkshire Dales/5(71).

Peter Appleton of the Skelton History Group has generously written the following article on the alum industry of north-east Yorkshire for our project. Peter is also planning to publish a book on the subject in and organise walks to some of the.

Industrial archaeology emerges in two papers: Gary Marshall () reports on `An archaeological evaluation of the Saltwick alum works', and John K Harrison () describes `Investigations at Commondale Mill' (a watermill).Artefacts are covered in the fourth part. John Bateman () describes `Lithic material from the Howardian Hills'.

Other work that I have been involved with for the Society has included excavations at the Saltwick Alum works (a very challenging but rewarding project) and the square enclosure on Seamer Moor.

Independently of the Society I have excavated with the late Prof Philip Rahtz; Blaise Vyner; University of York and York Archaeological Trust. The book “Roseberry Topping” This presentation is taken from a book, published inby the local history group Roseberry Topping shortly after the rockfall.

Note the size of the exposed rock face, and the heap of earth and stone at its base. Alum Works. Saltwick Bay Walk Thursday 1st Sept am ( hours) Take a walk to see the large scale remains of Saltwick alum works and find out Author: Teesside Live.

Ravenscar is a coastal village in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire, England. Walk From Robin Hoods Bay To Ravenscar. Those wishing to combine the delights of sandy coastal walks with pleasant countryside rambles, the walk from Robin Hoods Bay.

Saltwick Bay Walk Take a walk to see the large scale remains of Saltwick alum works and find out about the industrial past to this idyllic tourist spot. Meet: Abbey Plain, Whitby.

(At the top of the steps) (NZ ) Wednesday 7th September am ( hours) Carlton Bank This isolated alum works managed to survive against the odds. Ravenscar Visitor Centre The striking southern headland of Robin Hood's Bay is rich in human and natural history. Delve into the past, investigate local industrial heritage at the old Alum Works and explore the remains of a WWII radar station or see a reinstated rocket post, once used in practice exercises by coastguards.

English: Stainsacre is a village in the civil parish of Hawsker-cum-Stainsacre in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Media in category "Stainsacre" The following 41 files are in this category, out of 41 ce of: village.

Both D. commune and D. athleticum occur in the commune subzone of the upper toarcian, in the Main Alum shale beds, D. commune in the lower part of the subzone (commune biohorizon) down into the Hard Shales (bedsapprox. m), D. athleticum in the upper part (athleticum biohorizon), bedsapprox.

) Abstract of a lease datedfrom Hugh Cholmley to the Duchess of Buckingham of the alum works at Saltwick in the parish of Whitby. 1 page. (b.) Same of a contract dated –20, March 8, between John, Duke of Buckingham, and Zachary Moore concerning the alum works at Lingbury.

2 pages. A new development began to grow on the West side of the river designed with tourism in mind including a promenade, bandstand and luxury hotels. It is still a busy working environment with a fishing fleet, pleasure boats, ship building works, dry dock and of course the lifeboat which was one of the earliest to be established in In we won a further national award from the Association for Industrial Archaeology for our project at Saltwick Alum Works.

Our annual Transactions (free to Full Members) cover local archaeological and historical subjects whilst the books in the Research Reports series have covered subjects as diverse as the Rosedale Mines and Railway and.

To celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the North York Moors National Park’s flagship long distance Cleveland Way National Trail, we launched a mile walking challenge along a stunning coastal stretch of the Cleveland Way. Setting off from Scarborough Castle our challengers will follow the trail northwards passing some of the most iconic sights of North Yorkshire’s coast and .Yorkshire Ammonites (and other fossils) revisited A knowledge journey.

Looped ribs and spiny tubercles – Peronoceras. Saltwick Bay at low tide – Black Nab at the water line, the disused Alum works in the left background.workmen from the newly-started alum-works at Sandsend led to building operations by the side of the stream. The cottages which arose became known afterwards as East Row.

[Footnote 1: Since this was written one or two new houses have been allowed to mar the simplicity of the valleyG.H.] Go where you will in Yorkshire, you will find no more.