Category Archives: coastal history

The Solway saltmarshes 2: Rockcliffe Marsh

“The marsh is not set in the way that the English landscape is set.” Continue reading

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Capturing memories: the ‘Remembering the Solway’ oral history project

‘I’ve enjoyed every single bit of it – every interview, every person has been a sheer gem,’ Jean Graham told us at the celebration that marked the end of the oral history project, Remembering the Solway. ‘And how marvellous it … Continue reading

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What’s a clay dabbin?

“The first thing people do is stroke the walls – it’s tactile, there’s something about it that makes people want to touch it.” Alex Gibbons     On April 28th 2017 the first clay dabbins building to be constructed on … Continue reading

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