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Rockingham Pottery

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Rockingham Works

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Roger Hampson

Painter, printmaker, teacher and a member of the group of post-war northern artists who developed the realist tradition established by L S Lowry and Harry Rutherford.

Roman numerals

System of using letters to represent numbers, an idea that was developed by the Phoenicians two thousand years before the founding of the city of Rome.

Rood screen

Screen separating the chancel from the nave, typically in late medieval Christion churches.

Round Foundry

Engineering works off Water Lane in Holbeck, Leeds in Yorkshire, built for Fenton, Murray and Wood.


Roundwood is a wooded peninsula on the River Fal in Cornwall, where there is evidence of occupation and settlement since at least the Iron Age.

Roy of the Rovers

British comic strip about the life and times of a fictional footballer named Roy Race, who played for Melchester Rovers.

Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester

Exhibition in Old Trafford, Manchester, England in 1887 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria’s accession.

Ruby Cycle Company

British motorcycle manufacturer, active from 1909 until 1922.