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Marlborough | United Kingdom
The pumping station at Crofton was built  in 1807-09 and was one of the principal sources of water for the Kennet & Avon Canal which opened in 1810. Boulton & Watt supplied one of the surviving engines in 1812. It was rebuilt on the Cornish principle in the 1840s. The second engine was installed by ...
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Crofton Pumping Engine
Crofton
SN8 3DW Marlborough, United Kingdom

Matlock | United Kingdom
Caudwell’s Mill is the best place in England to see the operation of the roller milling system developed in Hungary and the United States and publicised at the International Milling Museum in London in 1881. The most characteristic mills using the process were enormous structures at the principal ...
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Caudwell’s Mill
Rowsley
DE4 2EB Matlock, United Kingdom

Matlock | United Kingdom
The railway from Ambergate on the North Midland Railway north of Derby through Matlock to Rowsley 6.5 km north, was opened in 1849. It was extended through Monsal Dale to Buxton in 1863 and the route became the Midland Railway’s main line from London St Pancras to Manchester. It was energetically ...
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Peak Rail
Matlock Station
Station Yard
DE4 3NA Matlock, United Kingdom

Matlock Bath | United Kingdom
Masson Mill was the second cotton spinning factory erected by Richard Arkwright (1732-92) at Cromford in what is now designated as the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. While the first Cromford Mills complex, begun in 1771, was built in local stone and drew its water power from reservoirs ...
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Masson Mills Working Textile Museum
Derby Road
DE4 3PY Matlock Bath, United Kingdom

Matlock Bath | United Kingdom
The Peak District Mines Historical Society established its museum in the pump room of the former spa of Matlock Bath, which was immensely popular in nineteenth century after the opening of the Midland Railway through the Derwent Valley. There are many images and artefacts relating to lead mining in ...
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Peak District Lead Mining Museum
The Grand Pavilion
196 South Parade
DE4 3NR Matlock Bath, United Kingdom

Middlesbrough | United Kingdom
Middlesbrough, on the south bank of the River Tees about 9 km from its mouth, is one of the classic new towns of the industrial revolution. It developed from the 1820s as a port for the despatch by sea of coal brought to the coast by railway. It grew as a town with the growth of iron- and ...
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Transporter Bridge
Transporter Bridge Visitor Centre
Ferry Road
TS2 1PL Middlesbrough, United Kingdom

Milnthorpe | United Kingdom
Beetham is a small village on the southern border of Cumbria near to the border with Lancashire. It stands on the River Bela on which there have been water mills for at least 900 years. Heron Mill, known by that name since the seventeenth century, had ceased to grind flour by 1927. The manufacture ...
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Heron Corn Mill and Papermuseum
Mill Lane Beetham
LA7 7PQ Milnthorpe, United Kingdom

Milton Keynes | United Kingdom
Few centres of wartime activity have had as much influence on the long term development of industry as Bletchley Park, a mansion adjacent to a railway junction, 60 miles north of London and now within the boundaries of the new city of Milton Keynes. The British Government decided to move its Code ...
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National Museum of Computing
Block H
Bletchley Park
MK3 6EB Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Milton Keynes | United Kingdom
The National Museum of Computing is home to the world's largest collection of working historic computers. It is in the place where Alan Turing and his colleagues took crucial steps in the development of computing during the Second World War to break enemy codes. The museum houses a working ...
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National Museum of Computing

Block H, Bletchley Park
MK3 6EB Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Minehead | United Kingdom
The West Somerset Railway prides itself in being the longest standard gauge heritage railway in the United Kingdom, and scenically is amongst the most attractive. Regular service operate over the 33 km. from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard. The single track line was opened from a junction with the Great ...
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West Somerset Railway plc
The Railway Station
TA24 5BG Minehead, United Kingdom

Moira | United Kingdom
The blast furnace at Moira in the coalfield of north-west Leicester was built between 1804 and 1806 and worked for only two campaigns, the last of them in 1810-11. It was adapted as housing in the 19th century but has been thoroughly restored since 1980, and is one of the best-preserved furnaces in ...
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Moira furnace
Moira Furnace & Country
Furnace Lane
DE12 6AJ Moira, United Kingdom

Near Matlock | United Kingdom
The museum at Crich was established in 1955 in a former limestone quarry that provided sufficient space for the operation of tramcars from big cities that had been preserved by private individuals and groups. The National Tramway Museum is now part of what is in effect an open air museum, in which ...
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Crich Tramway Village
DE4 5DP Crich, United Kingdom

Neath | United Kingdom
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is situated in the heart of the picturesque Dulais Valley and tells the story of colliery life from Victorian times to the 1950s. The museum is housed in the original colliery building, which closed in 1968.Visitors can experience the harsh, damp and dark conditions that ...
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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum
Crynant
SA10 8SN Neath, United Kingdom

New Tredegar | United Kingdom
The Elliot Colliery two storey winding house (1891) contains a magnificent Victorian steam engine, once part of the local coal mine. Today it stands as a community museum and visitors can experience the massive engine in operation and learn about local history. New Tredegar typifies the urbanisation ...
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Elliot Colliery Engine House
White Rose Way
NP24 6DF New Tredegar, United Kingdom

Newby Bridge | United Kingdom
This extensive working mill was begun in 1835 to produce the wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. Although small compared to other mills, some 250 men and boys (some drafted in from workhouses) worked here in often arduous conditions to produce a quarter of a ...
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Finsthwaite
LA12 8AX Newby Bridge, United Kingdom

Newcastle upon Tyne | United Kingdom
The neo-classical Grainger Market of 1835 characterises the movement throughout nineteenth-century Europe to bring boisterous and sometimes rowdy street markets under a greater degree of control. It was designed by John Dobson (1787-1865), the most eminent architect to have practised in north-east ...
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Grainger Market
off Nelson Street
NE1 5QG Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Newport | United Kingdom
Completed in 1906, this unique Grade 1 Listed structure is the essence of industrial development in Newport. Designed by the eminent French Bridge Engineer, Ferdinand Arnodin, this ‘Aerial Ferry’ was built to provide safe passage across the River Usk, with its great tidal range, and thus assist the ...
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Newport Transporter Bridge
Stephenson Street
NP19 4 Newport, United Kingdom

Newtown | United Kingdom
The shops of W H Smith & Son, selling newspapers, stationery and books, could be seen on most high streets of England and Wales during the twentieth century. The growth of the company was due principally to William Henry Smith (1825-91), grandson of the founder of a London news vending business, who ...
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W H Smith Museum
24 High Street
SY16 2NP Newtown, United Kingdom

North Queensferry | United Kingdom
The cantilever bridge that carries the line from Edinburgh to Aberdeen of the former North British Railway over the Firth of Forth, 14 km west of Edinburgh, was one of the first major structures to be built of mild steel. The North British Railway planned to replace with bridges it ferries across ...
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Forth Bridge
Forth Bridge Heritage Centre North Queensferry Station
KY11 1HP North Queensferry, United Kingdom

Northampton | United Kingdom
Northampton became the principal shoemaking centre in England in the 19th century, its population increasing from just over 26,000 in 1851 to more than 87,000 in 1901. Factory production began in the late 1850s, and many characteristic 3-storey factory buildings remain, adapted as apartments or put ...
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Northampton Museum
4-6 Guildhall Road
NN1 1DP Northampton, United Kingdom

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