A comprehensive guide to two of the oldest buildings in Birmingham – Selly Manor and Minworth Greaves. Telling the fascinating story of how these beautiful timber-framed buildings were saved by chocolate manufacturer George Cadbury, taken apart piece by piece and rebuilt in the garden village of Bournville.
This detailed 28 page full colour guidebook is rich with superb photographs and illustrations, and offers a fascinating glimpse into what life would have been like hundreds of years ago. The changes to the buildings’ construction and use are described from their medieval origins to their fragile survival during the nineteenth century. Including a section on the highlights of the Laurence Cadbury Collection of early furniture and domestic objects now housed at the museum, this guidebook is a fantastic memento of this special museum.
This product is exclusive to Selly Manor Museum.
width 210mm x length 298mm
Booking now… Selly Manor Museum’s two distinct and beautiful buildings have fascinating histories, with close links to world famous chocolate-maker George Cadbury and his son Laurence who is responsible for much of our fantastic collection.
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