Rescheduled from October 2019
The area around East Grinstead saw iron production throughout the industry’s duration. The illustrated talk describes the techniques, raw materials, products, sites and people involved from the pre-Roman Iron Age until the 18th century.
A former school teacher, Jeremy Hodgkinson has been writing and lecturing on the iron industry for over 40 years. He is the author of two books, The Wealden Iron Industry and British Cast-Iron Firebacks and was Chairman of the Trustees of East Grinstead Museum from 1994 to 2007.
The talk will take place at East Grinstead Museum. It will follow current government guidance on the COVID 19 Pandemic to limit the spread of the virus.
Tickets are £5.
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The attached image shows an iron fireback fixed somewhat inappropriately to the wall inside St Swithun’s church, East Grinstead. The design is a copy of the epitaph of Anne Forster who was buried in Crowhurst church, Surrey, in 1591.