This small steel ball was at the base of one of the original masts erected in 1924 for the transmission of the longwave BBC radio service from Borough Hill. Placed between the base of the mast and a concrete block on the ground, the ball gave the mast the necessary flexibility to move with the wind. Incredibly, this little ball could support a mast of roughly 80 tonnes and 150 metres!
Love Daventry Daventry Town Council Daventry Express The Village Emporium Magazine Discover Daventry Have you enjoyed our events and exhibitions over this last year? Why not show some love for your #local #Daventry Museum and vote for us as your favourite heritage site in the People’s Choice Award 2019! Northamptonshire Heritage Forum
Have you been to see our archaeology exhibition yet? There’s lots of fascinating information and finds by #CLASP – Community Landscape Archaeology Survey Project and #NARC – Northamptonshire Artefact Recovery Club. Make sure you visit us and discover more about your local archaeology – we’re open Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1.30pm and the first Saturday of the month from 10am to 4pm #freeentry
Daventry Town Council Love Daventry Discover Daventry Don’t forget to listen to @Grifster96 #BBCRadioNorthampton today between 10m and 12pm to hear why you should vote #Daventry Museum in the People’s Choice Award 2019! #LoveDaventry
- Don't forget we are open this Sunday 11th November as part of the Remembrance commemorations in the town. The museu… https://t.co/dRSdmf5a26, Nov 9
- What a busy week we’ve had so far with lots of visitors to the Empty Chair display. Wonderful to see… https://t.co/8govVQKtXX, Nov 7
- Have you heard about Daventry & District Friends of #Iganga? Members of the group came to visit the museum last wee… https://t.co/wOPNmGPsUb, Oct 31
- This time next week you can see the Empty Chair display, a community project remembering the 114 #Daventry soldiers… https://t.co/6YQHb1232a, Oct 27