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Quainton | United Kingdom
The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a museum with some exhibits of outstanding interest, based at a station with a long and complex history. The station lies 1 km from the village of Quainton, 10 km north west of Aylesbury, and 71 km from London. The first station on the site was opened in 1868 by ...
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Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
Quainton Road Station
HP22 4BY Quainton, United Kingdom

Reading | United Kingdom
Reading, one of England’s most important market towns, a port on the River Thames, and the county town of Berkshire, was celebrated in the nineteenth century for its biscuit factories. A large collection relating to the most famous of them, Huntley & Palmers, is held by the town museum, which ...
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Reading Museum & Town Hall
Blagrave Street
RG1 1QH Reading, United Kingdom

Redditch | United Kingdom
Can you imagine taking a job that almost guaranteed that you’d be dead by 30? Yet in Redditch during the 1800s there was no shortage of takers. Why? The money. One guinea a day (equivalent to about £60 today) was the reward and that made you very well off in those days. And the job? A Pointer – ...
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Forge Mill Needle Museum
Needle Mill Lane
B98 8HY Redditch, United Kingdom

Redruth | United Kingdom
The Cornwall Centre is dedicated to providing information about Cornwall and is staffed by professional librarians. Its collection of over 40,000 books and printed resources covers Cornish history, geography, industries, customs and highlights Cornwall’s mining heritage. It offers anyone interested ...
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Cornish Studies Library
Alma Place
TR15 2AT Redruth, United Kingdom

Redruth | United Kingdom
Cornwall was Europe’s principal source of tin from classical times and an important source of copper during the Industrial Revolution period, and the ores of many other metals have been extracted from its mines.The two steam engines at East Pool, alongside the main road between Camborne and Redruth, ...
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East Pool Mine
Pool
TR15 3ED Redruth, United Kingdom

Redruth | United Kingdom
“Heartlands” has transformed the mining heritage in the county of Cornwall into a huge "cultural playground". At its epicentre stand the winding gear and engine house above the Robinson’s Shaft. Monuments to early industrialisation, (including a Cornish pumping engine and a gigantic boiler), tell ...
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Heartlands
Robinson's Shaft
Dudnance Lane Pool
TR15 3QY Redruth, United Kingdom

Redruth | United Kingdom
Cornwall’s tin mines were world famous, but large quantities of tin ore were also obtained by ‘streaming’, by washing and sifting alluvium from rivers and streams or crushed waste that had been discarded at mines. Tolgus is the last tin-streaming works in Cornwall, the only survivor of 15 that ...
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Tolgus Tin
New Portreath Road
TR6 4HN Redruth, United Kingdom

Rochdale | United Kingdom
Two of the most impressive mill engines in Lancashire are preserved at the Ellenroad Engine House near Rochdale. In 1890 the Ellenroad Spinning Company built a five-storey, 40-bay mill, designed by Stott & Son of Oldham, the most eminent textile mill architects of the time. It was 92 m long and 46 m ...
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Ellenroad Engine House Steam Museum
Elizabethan Row Newhay
OL16 4LE Rochdale, United Kingdom

Rochdale | United Kingdom
The Rochdale Pioneers Museum exists to preserve the original store of the Rochdale Pioneers and to generate an understanding of the ideals and principles of the co-operative movement. Toad Lane, Rochdale is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide co-operative movement. The Pioneers put ...
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Rochdale Pioneers Museum
31 Toad Lane
OL12 0NU Rochdale, United Kingdom

Rossendale | United Kingdom
Nestling side by side in the stunning Rossendale Valley are two of Lancashire´s original textile mills: Higher Mill and Whitaker’s Mill which, together, are Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. We are upgrading the Museum buildings, displays, information and facilities, as part of an exciting project to ...
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Helmshore Textile Mill Museum
Holcombe Road Helmshore
BB4 4NP Rossendale, United Kingdom

Royston | United Kingdom
Wimpole Hall is a magnificent Georgian mansion with extensive formal and working kitchen gardens set in Grade 1 landscaped parkland. The original house was built in 1640 by Lord Chicheley and has undergone various changes over the years which can be attributed to famous architects such as Gibbs, ...
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Wimpole Home Farm
Wimpole Estate Near Royston
SG8 0BW Wimpole, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Ruddington | United Kingdom
Framework knitting was a characteristic industry of the English East Midlands. The knitting frame was invented in 1589 by the Rev William Lee of Calverton. It was at first a simple machine, but was steadily developed through the eighteenth century. The first cotton stockings were made on a frame in ...
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Framework Knitters’ Museum
Chapel Street
NN11 6HE Ruddington, United Kingdom

Rushden | United Kingdom
The Rushden Historic Transport Society, a voluntary organisation in the small Northamptonshire market town interprets the transport history of the area in a variety of ways. Its headquarters is the former Midland Railway station on a branch line from Wellingborough to Higham Ferrers, which opened in ...
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Rushden Transport Museum & Railway
Station Approach
NN10 0BW Rushden, United Kingdom

Ryhope | United Kingdom
The pumping station at Ryhope was built in 1868 by the Sunderland & South Shields Water Co, and contains two original double-acting compound 100 hp R & W Hawthorn beam engines, and three Lancashire boilers installed in 1908. The station, like many of its kind, is magnificently landscaped, amongst ...
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Ryhope Engines Museum
Waterworks Road
Ryhope, United Kingdom

Saltburn-by-the-Sea | United Kingdom
Discoveries of iron ore in the 1840s and early 1850s in the Cleveland Hills in North Yorkshire, south of the River Tees led to the development of the area into one of Britain’s principal iron-producing regions. The museum at Skinningrove originated with a collection made by a local journalist Tom ...
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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
Deepdale Mill Lane Skinningrove
TS13 4AP Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom

Sandtoft | United Kingdom
The museum at Sandtoft is the principal collection in Europe of trolleybuses, the electrically-powered ‘free-wheeled’ cars, that developed, chiefly in the United Kingdom after 1910, from experiments carried out by German engineers in the 1880s. It originated in 1969 when the Reading Transport ...
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The Trolleybus Museum
Belton Road
DN8 5SX Sandtoft, United Kingdom

Saxmundham | United Kingdom
Snape Maltings is a huge complex of granaries and malthouses that nestle beside the River Alde. Formerly one of the largest working maltings in East Anglia, barley was once processed here for the brewing industry. The owners, the Gooderham family, bought the site in the 1960´s and set about its ...
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Snape Maltings and Port
IP17 1SR Saxmundham, United Kingdom

Shardlow | United Kingdom
Shardlow is an inland port where the main road from London to Manchester crossed the Trent & Mersey Canal. One of England’s first long-distance canals, the T&MC extends 150 km from the Bridgewater Canal at Preston Brook, near Runcorn on the River Mersey, through the Potteries of North Staffordshire, ...
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Shardlow Salt Warehouse
Shardlow Heritage Centre The Salt Warehouse
London Road
DE72 2HL Shardlow, United Kingdom

Sheringham | United Kingdom
This is one of the most scenic preserved railways in Great Britain. It was the Victorian writer Clement Scott who coined the name Poppyland for the glorious stretch of the North Norfolk coast from Weybourne down to Mundesley. The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway opened up the beauty of ...
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The Poppy Line
Sheringham Station
NR26 8RA Sheringham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Shildon | United Kingdom
Locomotion is a branch of the National Railway Museum (see York) that incorporates the earlier museum established in Shildon commemorating the achievements in the development of the steam locomotive of Timothy Hackworth, builder of Sans Pareil, a competitor in the Rainhill Trials, Hackworth ...
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Locomotion
DL4 1PQ Shildon, United Kingdom

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