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Check out the principal People and Places – plus a few selected photographs – featured in each Chapter of ‘Rock Landscapes’
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1901 – Newgate Gap, Margate, Kent

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Just after the publication of ‘Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy’, I received an email from James Brazier, Newsletter Editor of the Margate Civic Society, who wondered if I knew whether James Pulham and Son ever did any work on a set of steps leading down into the cutting at Newgate Gap, in Cliftonville.     Continue reading “1901 – Newgate Gap, Margate, Kent”


In ‘Rock Landscapes: The Pulham Legacy’, I described and illustrated just over 40 of James Pulham’s most prestigious sites, and these are listed in Chapter order in the CONTENTS’ page of this website.   In my ‘Site of the Month’ series, I added a further 60 sites, so I have now described and illustrated more than 100 sites, and there could even be more to come!   Any further details of  ‘new’ or ‘rediscovered’ locations that come my way will be inserted into the Gazetteer, and indicated by the prefix ‘Add xxContinue reading “Gazetteer”

July ’16 News Letter

Dear All,

I began my last News Letter by rejoicing in the fact that summer was on its way.   I didn’t realise that we would have to wait two months for it, but at last it has arrived.   We had better make the most of it, though, as they tell us it may not last for long.   However, let’s leave the weather to one side, because quite a lot has been happening in the world of Pulham lately.
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1862-67 – Welbeck Abbey, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire

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Welbeck Abbey is about 3½ miles from Worksop, in Nottinghamshire, and its park, which covers more than 2,000 acres, is part of Sherwood Forest.   It is the largest of the estates in North Nottinghamshire that are collectively known as the Dukeries, and is one of the few remaining places in England where they survive almost completely unspoiled. [i] Continue reading “1862-67 – Welbeck Abbey, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire”