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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum
SA10 8SN Neath, 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 ...

Stott Park Bobbin Mill
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Northampton Museum
4-6 Guildhall Road
NN1 1DP Northampton, United Kingdom

Northwich | United Kingdom
Located near Northwich in Cheshire, the Anderton Boat Lift is one of the greatest monuments to Britain´s last canal age and known as the "Cathedral of the Canals". Built in 1875 and silent for 20 years, now re-opened after a £7 million restoration, the world’s first and England´s only boat lift.  ...

Anderton Boat Lift
Lift Lane Anderton
CW9 6FW Northwich, United Kingdom

Northwich | United Kingdom
A visit to Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse begins on the ground floor with a short introductory film in ‘The Regalette’ mini-cinema. You then walk through the Special Exhibitions Gallery to two other galleries on the ground floor. Firstly, the Victorian Workhouse Schoolroom which explores school ...

Weaver Hall Museum and Workhouse
162 London Road
CW9 8AB Northwich, United Kingdom

The great medieval city of Norwich offers such a wealth of heritage that it is easy to overlook the variety of industrial buildings from all periods and particularly the nineteenth century that lie within the city centre. The industrial economy of Norwich was built on the diverse mixture of ...

Bridewell Museum & Norwich Industrial Heritage
Bridewell Alley
NR2 1AQ Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Nottingham | United Kingdom
Papplewick is one of the most ornate of the ‘palaces of public health’ built in the second half of the 19th century that celebrated the supply of clean water and the creation of adequate draining systems in English cities. The pumping station supplied drinking water to Nottingham from 1884 until ...

Papplewick Pumping Station
Papplewick Engines Trust
Longdale Lane Ravenhead
NG15 9AJ Nottingham, United Kingdom

Oldham | United Kingdom
One of the best-preserved landscape of the domestic system of textile manufactures is in the extensive parish of Saddleworth, comprising the ancient townships of Delph, Diggle, Dobcross, Denshaw, Greenfield and Upper Mill, that historically was part of Yorkshire, and looked to Huddersfield as the ...

Saddleworth Museum
Upper Mill
High Street
OL3 6HS Oldham, United Kingdom

Orford | United Kingdom
Oford Ness is a remote, bleak shingle spit on the east coast of England north of the mouth of the River Deben and the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe. It is 16 km long from north to south, and is reckoned the best preserved vegetated shingle ridge in Europe. After eight decades of military use the ...

Orford Ness National Nature Reserve
IP12 3NV Orford, United Kingdom

Paignton | United Kingdom
The railway from Newton Abbot through Torquay and Paignton to Kingswear was fully opened in 1864, built to Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s broad gauge of 2.134m. It was then part of the South Devon Railway which was fully taken over by the Great Western Railway in 1876. With other lines in south-west ...

The Dartmouth Steam Railway
Queen’s Park Station
Torbay Road
TQ4 6AF Paignton, United Kingdom

Paisley was the principal centre of cotton spinning in Scotland, and was famous from the early nineteenth century for its distinctive shawls, and from the latter part of the century for the manufacture of thread.Clark & Co, of the Anchor Mills, which date from 1812 and J & P Coats, of the Ferguslie ...

Paisley People’s Archive | Threadmill Museum
Paisley People’s Archive
Studio 207 Embroidery Mill Abbey Mill Business Centre
PA1 1TJ Paisley, United Kingdom

Pendeen | United Kingdom
The Levant Mine engine house, perched, apparently precariously, on a cliff above the Atlantic Ocean, houses the oldest working beam engine in Cornwall, a 24 inch (0.61 m) winding engine designed by Francis Mitchell, made by Harveys of Hayle, and installed in 1840. The mine extended to a considerable ...

Levant Mine & Beam Engine
TR19 7SX Pendeen, United Kingdom

Penzance | United Kingdom
It is as if the walls were echoing once more with the rough tones of miners. As if weary feet were stamping against the bare cement floor, accompanied by the screeching tones of the rising cage. Nowadays, not far from Penzance, the Atlantic flows through the disused galleries of the Geevor tin mine ...

Geevor Tin Mine World Heritage Site
TR19 7EW Pendeen, United Kingdom

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