Spoken Word and Wayward Walks

Foreshore verse

You can also download a PDF copy of the above verse by clicking here.

Clay pipe bowl - Turk's Head

A Turk's head clay pipe bowl - this particular design is from the early 19th C, by the Critchfield pipe-making family who had a base nearby in Bermondsey

Family Foreshore Findings
Foreshore findings - long pipes, toy wheel - cropped
Ford Stepney pipe part

Fragment of clay pipe bowl made by John Ford of Stepney

Foreshore findings - butterfly - cropped
Foreshore forage - group after
Archie with CLIFF brick

A brick made by Joseph Cliff and Sons of Wortley, Leeds

Pipe bowl fragment - domed church

This clay pipe bowl that this fragment is from commemorates the International Exhibition of 1862 - you can recognise this domed entrance in the picture opposite.

Great International Exhibition 1862 picture

The great domed facade of the International Exhibition building of 1862, which you can see on the pipe bowl fragment opposite. This was built on the site which is now the Natural History Museum.

Foreshore findings - glove with clay pipes
Bobby with bottle bottoms
Crockery piece with chicken and cart

Bottle bases; a latex glove stuffed with one forager's clay pipe stems; and an appropriate crockery fragment for a farm!

RAOB pipe - cropped
RAOB - side on, cropped

This clay pipe is from the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffaloes!

Brick - Farnley

A brick from Farnley Iron Co Ltd of Leeds

Ferret foraging
NO RETURN bottle

Albert, the farm's albino ferret, joins in the foraging A bottle embossed 'NO DEPOSIT, NO RETURN'.

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