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Bridgwater's Blake Museum

Electors Lists
Baird Collection
Oil portraits
Medieval Tiles
1927 Pageant
Bridgwater Tapestry
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Archaeology: Brooches
Archaeology: Medieval Tiles
Archaeology: Samian Ware terra sigillata
Archaeology: Spaxton Mosaic
Art: Oil portraits
Archives: Electors' Lists
Archives: Library
Entertainment: 1927 Pageant
Maritime: Docks and Irene
Numismatics: Coins
People: Chubb, Blake, Monmouth
Photographs: Photographers
Textiles: Baird Collection
Textiles: Banners
Textiles: 18th & 19th century Samplers
Textiles: Bridgwater Tapestry  

The Geographic Area of the Collections

The Museum has acquired items originating from, used in, or having connections with, principally, but not exclusively the Town of Bridgwater and the parishes of the former Rural District [map] comprising: Ashcott, Bawdrip, Bridgwater, Bridgwater Without, Broomfield, Burtle, Cannington, Catcott, Chedzoy, Chilton Polden, Chilton Trinity, Cossington, Durleigh, East Huntspill, Edington, Enmore, Fiddington, Goathurst, Greinton, Lyng, Middlezoy, Moorlinch, Nether Stowey, North Petherton, Othery, Otterhampton, Over Stowey, Pawlett, Puriton, Shapwick, Spaxton, Stawell, Stockland Bristol, Thurloxton, Wembdon, West Huntspill, Westonzoyland, Woolavington and, in the District of West Somerset, Stogursey. The Museum has also collected items relating to Burnham and Highbridge Carnival which relate to Bridgwater Carnival Clubs; many of these items are on loan to The Carnival Centre in the High Street.

The Blake Museum Bridgwater is established:

The Blake Museum is open to the public Tuesdays to Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm until 10 November.

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10 November 2012

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