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Further Reading

'North Devon Clay: the History of an Industry and its Transport' by M.J. Messenger (1982 Twelveheads Press, Truro ISBN 0 906 294 061)

'The Clay Mines of Dorset 1760-1960' by Pike Bros, Fayle & Co Ltd (1960 Harley Publishing Co. Ltd; London)

'The Potters' Field: a History of the South Devon Ball Clay Industry' by L.T.C. Rolt (1974 David & Charles, Newton Abbot ISBN 0 7153 6504 5). Some copies available through the Ball Clay Heritage Society.

'Ball Clay': Mineral Dossier No. 11, (1975 British Geological Survey, Keyworth. ISBN 0 1151 0835 1).

'The Beginnings of the Devonshire Ball-Clay Trade' by J.A. Bulley (1955 The Transactions of the Devonshire Association, Vol. lxxxvii, pp 191-204).

'The Ball Clays of Devon and Dorset', an introduction by the Ball Clay Heritage Society (2003 Cornish Hillside Publications ISBN 1 900147 300).


 


Visit of the Devonshire Association to the North Devon Clay Company at Peters Marland in 1899. - to see a larger version of this image, click on the photograph
Visit of the Devonshire Association to the North Devon Clay Company at Peters Marland in 1899. This train is hauled by the locomotive Marland bought new in 1883, which worked until 1925.

Cover of "The Ball Clays of Devon and Dorset"