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Colchester | United Kingdom
The Tiptree Visitors’ Centre adjoins the factory of Wilkin & Sons Limited, jam and marmalade manufacturers since 1885. Inside, the factory processes soft fruit including medlars, mulberries, quince, plums, loganberries and the famous Little Scarlet Strawberry which are grown on Wilkins 1000-acre / 4 ...

Tiptree Jam Shop and Museum
CO5 0RF Colchester, United Kingdom

Cosford | United Kingdom
The principal objective of the museum at Cosford is to educate present and future generations about the Royal Air Force. The principal displays are of the aircraft flown since 1939 by the RAF, its allies and its enemies, and an exhibition about the Cold War housed in an innovative building opened in ...

Royal Air Force Museum
TF11 8UP Cosford, United Kingdom

Coventry | United Kingdom
Coventry was the centre of motor manufacturing in England until the late twentieth century. The city’s principal occupations in 1800 were the making of ribbons, which generate a substantial trade in the manufacture of looms, and watch-making. When ribbon-making declined with the onset of foreign ...

Coventry Transport Museum
Millennium Place
Hales Street
CV1 1JD Coventry, United Kingdom

Cromarty | United Kingdom
Cromarty at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula between the Moray and Cromarty firths, is an example of how the doctrine of ‘Improvement’ was applied in eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in the more remote parts of the British Isles. Cromarty was established as a royal burgh (a town with a ...

Cromarty Courthouse Museum
Church Street
IV11 8XA Cromarty, United Kingdom

Cullipool | United Kingdom
Luiing is one of the ‘slate islands’ in the Firth of Lorn in Argyll, 25 km south of the port of Oban, the others being Easdale, Belnahua and Seil. It is sometimes claimed that these were ‘the islands that roofed the world’, and certainly their slate can be observed on many buildings in Glasgow, ...

Atlantic Islands Centre
Isle of Luing
15 Cullipool Village
PA34 4UB Cullipool, United Kingdom

Darlington | United Kingdom
Darlington was one of the termini of the celebrated Stockton & Darlington Railway, opened in 1825, and the location from 1863 until 1966 of the principal engineering works of the North Eastern Railway. The Head of Steam Museum comprises North Road Station, opened in 1842 once part of the Stockton & ...

Head of Steam Museum
North Road Station
DL3 6ST Darlington, United Kingdom

Daventry | United Kingdom
Braunston was one of the most important junctions on the English canal system, the starting point of the Grand Junction Canal, opened in 1805, which linked it to London, and the point where it was joined by the Oxford Canal, which took boats to central southern England, and also provided connections ...

British Waterways Braunston Office
The Stop House Braunston
NN11 7JQ Daventry, United Kingdom

The museum of industry in Derby stands on the site of a water-powered five-storey mill built circa 1721 by John and Thomas Lombe to accommodate silk throwing technology that they had observed in Italy. The mill, the first powered factory of its kind in England, prospered and was described by many ...

Derby’s Museum of Industry and History
Silk Mill Lane Off Full Street
DE1 3AF Derby, United Kingdom

Dereham | United Kingdom
The vast ´House of Industry´ at Gressenhall was built in 1775 to provide a home and work to the rural poor who were otherwise unable to obtain work. In 1834, it became known as the Mitford and Launditch Union Workhouse. Workhouses were a well-known feature of nineteenth century Britain immortalised ...

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
NR20 4DR Dereham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Devizes | United Kingdom
The Kennet and Avon Canal, links Bath on the Bristol Avon with Newbury where it joins the River Kennet, which flows into the Thames at Reading. It has a total length of 92 km and is the most southerly of the cross-country canals in England. It was engineered by John Rennie, and opened throughout in ...

Kennet and Avon Canal
Canal Centre
Couch Lane
SN10 1EB Devizes, United Kingdom

Didcot | United Kingdom
The Great Western Railway was the largest British railway company before the industry was re-organised by the government in 1923, with radial routes from London to Penzance and through Birmingham to Birkenhead, and to most places in between. Its first main lines were built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel ...

Great Western Railway
Didcot Railway Centre
OX11 7NU Didcot, United Kingdom

Diss | United Kingdom
The Mid-Suffolk Light Railway is the only preserved railway operating in Suffolk and dates from the late Victorian period when an Act of Parliament encouraged the construction of light railways in rural areas away from the main lines.Now affectionately called "the Middy", the railway opened in 1904 ...

Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
Brockford Station
IP14 5PW Diss, United Kingdom

Dodford | United Kingdom
The Chartist Movement in Britain in the 1830s and 40s was on the surface a working class agitation for political reform. Three widely-signed petitions were presented to parliament in 1839, 1842 and 1848 calling for universal male suffrage, the ballot, the payment of members of parliament, the ...

Victoria Road
B61 9BU Dodford, United Kingdom

Dornoch | United Kingdom
The development in the late eighteenth century by Sir Richard Arkwright (1732-92) and others of factories in which textile yarns could be spun by machinery had repercussions in the remotest parts of the British Isles, as well as in continental Europe. Some entrepreneurs built factories in marginal ...

Spinningdale Mill Ruins
Information: Dornoch Tourist Information Centre
The Square
IV25 3SD Dornoch, United Kingdom

Douglas | United Kingdom
The 26.4 km 914 mm gauge railway from Douglas, capital of the Isle of Man, through Castletown to Port Erin in the south of the island opened in 1874. It is the only section that remains of a much larger system. The line is still operated with some of its original locomotives and carriages. It has ...

Isle of Man Steam Railway
Douglas Steam Railway Station
Banks Circus
IM1 5PT Douglas, United Kingdom

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

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