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Douglas | United Kingdom
The Lady Isabella water wheel at Laxey is 22m in diameter, and is reputedly the largest in the world. It was designed by Robert Casement, began work on 27 September 1854, and operated pumps in nearby lead and zinc mines, although its estimated power output of 200 hp was much more than was required ...

Manx Museum
Manx National Heritage Laxey
IM1 3LY Douglas, United Kingdom

Downham Market | United Kingdom
Denver Sluice was designed originally in 1651 to bar tidal water from the low fen areas and to improve navigation. Denver lock is the main navigation structure linking the south Level River system to the tidal river and then to the middle level or the sea. The first sluice at Denver, constructed ...

Denver Sluice
Downham Market, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Downham Market | United Kingdom
Denver Windmill is one of the finest examples of a working English tower mill. Once again Denver Windmill is milling wheat to produce flour in the traditional way using wind power only. The wind mill was built in 1835 and continued to grind corn using windpower for over one hundred years until 1941 ...

Denver Windmill
PE38 0EG Downham Market, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Droylsden | United Kingdom
Fairfield is a Moravian community, 6 km east of the centre of Manchester, established from 1785, largely through the initiative of Rev Benjamin La Trobe (1728-86), father of the architect Benjamin La Trobe (1764-1820) who did some of the drawings for the buildings. Early buildings that remain, ...

Fairfield Moravian Settlement
M11 4DA Manchester, United Kingdom

Dudley | United Kingdom
There’s no towpath for your horse, and no engine in your boat, so how do you get your narrowboat through the long tunnel into the vast limestone caverns? You have to get out and push! Two men would lie across the narrowboat and ‘walk’ along the tunnel walls, pushing along tons of boat and its cargo. ...

Dudley Canal Tunnel and Limestone Mines
501 Birmingham New Road
DY1 4SB Dudley, United Kingdom

East Tilbury, Essex | United Kingdom
East Tilbury is one of the most important planned landscapes in the East of England. It was built by the Czech Tomas Bata to provide both work and housing in a garden village setting. The Bata Museum and Reminicence Centre is located at East Tilbury Library in the midst of the Bata Estate. Tomas ...

Bata Factory and Estate
Bata Reminiscence & Resource Centre East Tilbury Library
Princess Avenue
RM18 8ST East Tilbury, Essex, United Kingdom

Ellesmere Port | United Kingdom
This unique, award winning museum is set in over 7 acres of historic canal port and is home to the world’s largest floating collection of inland waterway craft. Set in the old dock complex overlooking the Mersey Estuary, the museum allows you to discover the fascinating social and industrial ...

Ellesmere Port
South Pier Road
CH65 4FW Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom

Ely | United Kingdom
Tucked inside this tiny village, almost lost in the immense fenland landscape, is a fascinating industrial story. Prickwillow is a former diesel pumping station built to drain the fens. Man´s struggle to control this landscape took many generations and vast capital and human resources. Originally ...

Prickwillow Engine Museum
The Museum of Fenland Drainage
Main Street Prickwillow
CB7 4UN Ely, United Kingdom

Fakenham | United Kingdom
At one time, every town and city in the United Kingdom had its own Gas Works producing Town Gas from coal. The process was originally developed by the inventive William Murdock. Murdock worked for Boulton and Watt in Cornwall supervising the installation of steam pumping engines in the mines. ...

Fakenham Museum of Gas & Local History
Hempton Road
NR21 7LM Fakenham, United Kingdom

Falkirk | United Kingdom
The Falkirk Wheel is the most spectacular work of engineering so far constructed during the restoration of the inland waterways network in Britain which began in the 1960s. It connects two canals built in the Central Lowlands of Scotland during the Industrial Revolution period, the 56 km Forth & ...

The Falkirk Wheel
Lime Road
FK1 4RS Falkirk, United Kingdom

Fareham | United Kingdom
Four Nelson is one of the ring of polygonal forts built on the landward side of the naval base at Portsmouth in the 1860s, when the British government under Lord Palmerston (1784-1865) feared an invasion from France. It was named after a nearby column erected in 1807 in honour of Horation, Lord ...

Royal Armouries Museum
Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road
PO17 6AN Fareham, United Kingdom

Forncett St Mary | United Kingdom
The museum of steam engines at Forncett St Mary in the heart of rural Norfolk was established by Dr Rowan Francis, an anaesthetist. It is open to the public two days a week through the year, and engines are steamed on the first Sunday of every month during the summer. The collections includes some ...

Forncett Industrial Steam Museum
Low Road
NR16 1JT Forncett St Mary, United Kingdom

Fort Augustus | United Kingdom
The 96-km Caledonian Canal linking the east and west coasts of Scotland from Inverness to Corpach near Fort William, was built under the direction of William Jessop and Thomas Telford between 1804 and 1822. The waterway passes through four lochs, crosses 3 aqueducts and incorporates 29 lochs. Near ...

Caledonian Canal
Caledonian Canal Heritage Centre
Ardchattan House
Fort Augustus, United Kingdom

Fraserburgh | United Kingdom
The development of lighthouses owed much to Scottish engineers, and particularly to the dynasty established by Robert Stevenson (1771-1850), who was engineer to the Northern Lighthouse Board for much of his working life, and designed 20 lighthouses, as well as building roads and bridges. He should ...

The Museum of Scottish Lighthouses
Kinnaird Head
Castle Terrace
AB43 9DU Fraserburgh, United Kingdom

Froghall | United Kingdom
The Churnet Valley Railway is a heritage line on part of the former North Staffordshire Railway that was opened in 1849 and lost its passenger services in 1965, although it remained open for freight trains carrying limestone and sand until 1988. The copper industry of the Churnet Valley was once of ...

Churnet Valley Railway
Kingsley & Froghall Station
ST13 7EE Froghall, United Kingdom

The adaptation of a large mid-20th century flour mill as a centre for the arts has proved to be one of the outstanding examples in England of the adaptation of an industrial building for new uses. The Baltic Mill, constructed in the 1950s, was the last large-scale installation to be constructed ...

Baltic Flour Mill | BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Gateshead Quar South Shore Road
NE8 3BA Gateshead, United Kingdom

Gateshead | United Kingdom
The Bowes Railway, the first part of which opened on 17 January 1826, was designed by George Stephenson (1781-1848) to carry coal from Monk Moor pit at Black Fell and other coal mines in north-west Durham across the Team Valley to staithes at Jarrow on the south bank of the River Tyne, where it was ...

The Bowes Railway
Springwell Road
NE9 7QJ Gateshead, United Kingdom

Gaydon | United Kingdom
The museum at Gaydon, a village 30 km. south of Coventry, has its origins in the tortuous takeovers that characterised the British industry in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. British Leyland Motor Holdings brought together in 1968 the British Motor Corporation (the result of an earlier merger of the Austin ...

Heritage Motor Centre Motor Museum
Banbury Road
CV35 0BJ Gaydon, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The Riverside Museum replaces the former Museum of Transport that was housed in the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow from 1987, and from 1964 in a tram depot at Pollokshields. The collection has been displayed since 2011 in a striking new building designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which stands on the site of ...

Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Place
G3 8RS Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
On Glasgow Green, not far from the People’s Palace, stands one of Europe’s most colourful industrial buildings. The firm of James Templeton & Son of Glasgow was founded in 1857 and became a large-scale manufacturer of Axminster-style carpets, which were used on ocean liners as well as in homes and ...

Templeton on the Green
62 Templeton Street
G40 Glasgow, United Kingdom