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

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The People’s Palace is a substantial three-storey sandstone building behind which is a glasshouse typical of many built in the late nineteenth century as winter gardens, where people could relax among tropical plants. It was opened in 1898 and designed by Glasgow’s city engineer Alexander B ...
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The People’s Palace & Winter Gardens
Glasgow Green
G40 1AT Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The multi-storey tenement block was the principal form of middle-class as well as working-class accommodation in Glasgow until well into the twentieth century. Its form derives from long traditions of building residential blocks of four or more storeys, and from characteristics of the Scottish ...
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The Tenement House
145 Buccleuch Stree
G3 6QN Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glenfinnan | United Kingdom
Mallaig, the port for the island of Skye, was one of the last significant towns in the United Kingdom to become part of the railway network. The North British Railway’s route linking Glasgow with Fort William was completed in 1894, and the 67.5 km extension to Mallaig in 1901. The principal ...
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Glenfinnan Railway Station Museum
Station Road
PH37 4LT Glenfinnan, United Kingdom

Gloucester | United Kingdom
How do you build a canal? Or a lock? The interactive computer in the Llanthony Warehouse can give you quite a headache? Tons of corn used to be stored here. Now the warehouse building in the Gloucester Docks houses the National Waterways Museum. Artificial waterways. Central England is full of ...
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Gloucester Waterways Museum
Llanthony Warehouse Gloucester Docks
GL1 2EH Gloucester, United Kingdom

Golcar | United Kingdom
The museum at Golcar provides many illuminating insights into the lives of nineteenth-century makers of woollen cloth, and into the ways in which domestic manufacturing gradually evolved into factory-based production. The museum occupies three of a terrace of four 3-storey cottages called Spring ...
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Colne Valley Museum
Cliff Ash
HD7 4PY Golcar, United Kingdom

Gosport | United Kingdom
The museum at Gosport provides an opportunity to observe how submarines are constructed as well as about the lives of the crews who manned them. It occupies the site of HMS Dolphin, the training centre on land for the Royal Navy’s submariners for more than a century. It is part of the National ...
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Royal Navy Submarine Museum Gosport
Walpole Road
PO12 1NS Gosport, United Kingdom

Great Dunmow | United Kingdom
Great Dunmow Maltings is a rare example of a small 16th century two-storey, timber-framed malthouse in a market town. Operational until 1948 and rescued from dereliction in the 1990s it is authentically restored to afford a fascinating insight into the structure of timber-framed buildings and the ...
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Great Dunmow Maltings
Great Dunmow Maltings
Mill Lane
CM6 1BG Great Dunmow, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
The Hippodrome is one of only three remaining purpose-built indoor circus buildings in the world, and is remarkably well-preserved. It was constructed in 1903 for the circus proprietor George Gilbert, who was already staging circus performances in the town. The architect Ralph Scott Cockerill ...
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The Hippodrome
St George’s Road
NR30 2EU Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
Great Yarmouth was one of Europe’s principal industrial fishing ports of the late nineteenth century, and also one of the most prosperous of the English seaside resorts that benefited from the opening of main line railways. The town was laid out in the middle ages and large parts of the town walls ...
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The Resort
NR30 3BX Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
Time and Tide, the Museum of Great Yarmouth Life, occupies the premises of the former Tower Fish Curing Works. The works closed in 1988 and in the following year it was first suggested that the building would be an appropriate location for a museum to tell the story of Great Yarmouth and its herring ...
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Time and Tide Museum
Museum of Great Yarmouth Life
Blackfriars Road
NR30 3BX Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Greenfield | United Kingdom
A powerful spring, that in the middle ages was credited with religious significance, bursts out of the hillside near the town of Holywell and flows 3 km down the Greenfield Valley to the estuary of the River Dee. For many centuries the stream powered industrial concerns concerned with textiles, ...
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Greenfield Valley
Administration Centre
Basingwerk House
SH8 7GH Greenfield, United Kingdom

Gretna | United Kingdom
The scale of fighting on the Western Front in the First World War surprised most military planners. Critics of the British government blamed it for a perceived shortage of shells at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in the early summer of 1915. In consequence a coalition government was formed in which ...
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Devil’s Porridge Exhibition
Eastriggs
DG12 6JQ Gretna, United Kingdom

Grimsby | United Kingdom
In the second half of the 19th century ‘industrial’ fishing ports developed in many European countries, with docks for handling steam trawlers, systems for supplying them with coal, rail connections for distributing fresh fish, facilities for smoking, salting and freezing edible fish and factories ...
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Fishing Heritage Centre
Alexandra Dock
DN31 1UZ Grimsby, United Kingdom

Harwich | United Kingdom
The Electric Palace is one of the earliest surviving purpose-built cinemas. In most countries movie films were first shown to public audiences in existing buildings, such as theatres or corn exchanges, or in portable auditoria at fairgrounds, such as that displayed from time to time at the ...
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Electric Palace
The Electric Palace Trust & Electric Palace (Harwich) Ltd.
Kings Quay Street
CO12 3ER Harwich, United Kingdom

Hatfield | United Kingdom
Welwyn was England’s second Garden City, inspired by the ideas of Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928), and is important not just as an exercise in town planning, but for its significance in food manufacturing and retailing. Welwyn lies some 20 km south of the first Garden City at Letchworth. It was ...
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Welwyn Garden City
Mill Green Museum
AL9 5PS Hatfield, United Kingdom

Hawes | United Kingdom
The small market town of Hawes near the head of Wensleydale, through which the River Ure flows eastwards from the Pennines towards the sea, is the location of one of England’s most significant textile mill buildings.Gayle Mill, 2 km. south of the town, was built in 1784 by Oswald and Thomas Routh ...
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Gayle Mill
Mill Lane
DL8 3R2 Hawes, United Kingdom

Hawes | United Kingdom
The small market town of Hawes near the head of Wensleydale, through which the River Ure flows eastwards from the Pennines towards the sea, is the location of the only factory that still makes the traditional Wensleydale cheese.Since the Second World War when cheesemakers were obliged to produce a ...
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Wensleydale Creamery Visitor Centre
Gayle Lane
DL8 3RR Hawes, United Kingdom

Helston | United Kingdom
The underground tour at Poldark has been described by a distinguished authority as ‘one of the two most atmospheric mine tours in Europe’. Poldark, 3 km from Helston, is a multi-facetted visitor attraction that takes its name from a television series, parts of which were filmed there, but it is also ...
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Poldark Mine
Wendron
TR13 0ES Helston, United Kingdom

Hemel Hempstead | United Kingdom
The Paper Trail Project is a unique new industrial exploration centre. Based at the two mills that pioneered paper’s industrial revolution, the project brings together the past of an industry that helped shape the modern world, allows visitors to experience the present of commercial recycled ...
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The Paper Trail
Apsley Mill
Herts
HP3 9RL Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

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