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Musuem Accreditation

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November 2012 The Museum at The Ropewalk in Barton upon Humber has just gained officially “Accreditated” by the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council. The Museum at the Maltkiln Road venue pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory and its workers. Hall’s Barton Ropery, including the characterisitic “walk”  was built sometime between 1800 and […]

Heritage Lottery Award

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May 2011 The Ropewalk Museum in Barton upon Humber has just been awarded a £50,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund which will see all of its archives documented, catalogued and published online. Ropewalk Managing Director Liz Bennet said she was delighted that the bid had been successful as it would ensure far better access […]

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