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HG Matthews Brick Company Visit

On Wednesday the 21st of June, the Chilterns Woodlands Project (CWP) arranged a visit to HG Matthews Brick Company which is situated at Bellingdon, near Chesham. The Brick Works was started in 1923 and the grandson of the founder, Jim … Continue reading

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Bucks Bricks and Brickyards

A talk to AiM by Catherine Grigg We are surrounded by bricks: they provide our shelter from the elements. And yet how little thought most of us give to this fundamental component in our lives. Dr. Catherine Grigg, Curator of … Continue reading

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History of Bricks

We welcomed Michael Hammett on St. Valentine’s Day to talk to us about bricks. Prior to retirement, Mike was a senior architect at the Brick Development Association (which represents UK brick manufacturers) he was responsible for technical guidance on the … Continue reading

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Buckinghamshire’s Industrial Heritage

On Saturday the 6th of October, the BLHN had their Local History Fair and Conference at the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe. Four members of AIM attended this event which was entitled Buckinghamshire’s Industrial Heritage. The day was split … Continue reading

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AIM Brick Survey

18 months ago AIM embarked on its Brick Survey project. During this time nearly 80 buildings and walls in Marlow had their bricks measured. The object was to date buildings and walls of unknown date by comparing the size of … Continue reading

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