spinner
+
Shrink map
Only Anchor Points.
Bridgend | United Kingdom
The blast furnace at Cefn Cribwr, 6 km NW Bridgend, produced iron for about 50 years from its foundation by John Bedford in the 1780s until 1836. Its remains, acquired by the local authority in 1987, have been uncovered and conserved and are now incorporated in Bedford Park. Cefn Cribwr is one of ...
more

Cefn Cribwr Furnace
Bedford Park Cefn Cribwr Kenfig Hill
Bridgend, United Kingdom

Bridgnorth | United Kingdom
Daniels Mill at Eardington near Bridgnorth is one of the least conventional corn mills in England. Its source of water is a stream little more than 1 km. long which flows from the Potseething Spring to the River Severn. There was a mill on the site in the fifteenth century but the present structure ...
more

Daniels Mill
Eardington
WV16 5/BL Bridgnorth, United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove | United Kingdom
The British Engineerium occupies the Goldstone Pumping Station in Hove, built in the Gothic style in 1866, which was part of a water supply system devised by Thomas Hawksley (1807-93). Its first engine was a Woolf compound supplied by Easton & Amos of Southwark, London. In 1872 the water company was ...
more

The British Engineerium
The Droveway
BN3 7QA Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom

Brighton & Hove | United Kingdom
The first electric railway locomotive was demonstrated in Berlin in 1879 by Werner von Siemens (1816-92) and is now in the Deutsches Museum in Munich. The first public electric railway began to carry passengers along the sea front at Brighton on 4 April 1883, and still operates. It was built by ...
more

Volk’s Electric Railway
285 Madeira Drive
BN2 1EN Brighton & Hove, United Kingdom

Bristol | United Kingdom
The SS Great Britain was the first ocean-going, iron-hulled, screw-driven vessel, and was the world’s largest ship when she was launched from the dockyard in which she now reposes in 1843. She was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806-59) who originally conceived her as a paddle steamer but, at ...
more

SS Great Britain
Great Western Dockyard Harbourside
BS1 6TY Bristol, United Kingdom

Broadstairs | United Kingdom
The engineer Thomas Crampton (1816-88) was a prolific inventor and built waterworks, railways and telegraph systems all over Europe, but throughout his life he retained links with his native town, the resort of Broadstairs on the coast of Kent, and financed and built its gas and water supply ...
more

Crampton Tower Museum
The Broadway
CT10 2AB Broadstairs, United Kingdom

Bromborough | United Kingdom
Bromborough Pool Village is one of the most interesting of the communities established by entrepreneurs for their workers, although it is less well-known than Port Sunlight, which lies only 2 km to the north. William Wilson (b 1772) belonged to the Scottish family who established the Wilsontown ...
more

Bromborough Pool Village
Manor Pl
CH62 Bromborough, United Kingdom

Burnley | United Kingdom
A rare chance to re-live the days when steam ran the world! Whether you´re interested in local or social history, textiles and textile machinery or just looking for an afternoon out with a difference, the sights, sounds and smells of Queen Street help to bring history alive. There´s something to ...
more

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Harle Syke
BB10 2HX Burnley, United Kingdom

Burnley | United Kingdom
The Weavers´ Triangle is a modern name for an area astride the Leeds and Liverpool Canal that was once at the heart of Burnley´s textile industry. The name was first used in the 1970s, as interest developed in preserving Burnley´s industrial heritage, and refers to the roughly triangular shape of ...
more

Weavers´ Triangle
85 Manchester Road
BB11 1JZ Burnley, United Kingdom

Burton upon Trent | United Kingdom
Enthusiasts of steam and all the connected paraphernalia are in for a treat at this richly informative attraction in Staffordshire. This is thought to be Britain’s most complete Victorian pumping station and is crammed with tools and equipment from the period, all kept in pristine condition. There ...
more

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station
Meadow Lane Stretton
DE13 0DA Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom

Burton upon Trent | United Kingdom
The man who invented clogs must have been a brewer. The robust shoes with thick wooden soles were ideal for keeping people´s feet warm and dry on cold, wet brewery floors. Once, the whole of Burton upon Trent used to echo with the clacking of these rough wooden slippers. For the small town in the ...
more

National Brewery Centre
Horninglow Street
DE14 1NG Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom

Bury | United Kingdom
A trip on the East Lancashire Railway is journey back in time. Opened in 1846 to link the Manchester to Bolton line with Radcliffe. It was a popular passenger and freight route which continued along the Irwell Valley to Rawtenstall. 1972 saw the last passengers travel on the Bury to Rawtenstall ...
more

East Lancashire Railway
Bolton Street Station
BL9 0EY Bury, United Kingdom

Bury St. Edmunds | United Kingdom
This is one of England´s oldest and largest traditional working breweries. Here, you can join one of the daily Brewery Tours to see the beers actually being made using natural ingredients and traditional brewing methods.A tour round the historic working brew house includes a wonderful view of the ...
more

Greene King Brewery
Greene King Westgate Brewery
IP33 1QT Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom

Bushmills | United Kingdom
Portrush is a resort on the coast of Co Antrim, with harbour installations of 1827-36 by John Rennie, and a spectacular railway station of 1892-3, designed by Berkely Deane, now used for other purposes, while trains call at modern, utilitarian platforms. The depot, a passenger station and some ...
more

Old Bushmills Distillery
The Distillery
2 Distillery Road
BT57 8XH Bushmills, United Kingdom

Caerphilly | United Kingdom
Senghenydd is a mining community 15 km north-west of Caerphilly, and 25 km north of Cardiff, which was the scene of the worst mining disaster in British history. The Universal Steam Coal Co discovered good coal seams in the vicinity in the 1890s and proceeded to open a mine that was exceptionally ...
more

Universal Mine Senghenydd
Aber Valley Heritage Museum
Gwern Avenue Senghenydd
CF83 4HA Caerphilly, United Kingdom

Callington | United Kingdom
Kit Hill is a landmark hilltop located in the east of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape WHS. The hill has a rich mining heritage and its ornate feature chimney, a reminder of its mining past, dominates the landscape for miles around. The area is now a country park extending to 152 ...
more

Kit Hill Country Park
PL17 8HW Callington, United Kingdom

Camborne | United Kingdom
The surface buildings at the King Edward Mine are the most complete of any tin-mining site in Cornwall, and include a calciner, a buddle house, a steam winding engine house with an adjacent boiler house, a set of Californian stamps and a twin horizontal winding engine supplied by Holmans of Camborn ...
more

King Edward Mine
Troon
TR16 3SE Camborne, United Kingdom

Camborne | United Kingdom
Long before I K Brunel’s broad gauge main line railway reached the west of Cornwall the tin and copper mines of the area around Redruth ahd Camborne were linked with harbours on the coast by early railways. The routes of some of these lines have been adapted so that they can be used by walkers, ...
more

Mineral Tramways Discovery Centre
King Edward Mine
Troon
TR16 3SE Camborne, United Kingdom

Cambridge | United Kingdom
Alongside the well-known Cambridge of dreamy medieval colleges and spires, lies the first pumping station in the world powered by re-processed household waste. Before the pumping station was built in 1894, untreated sewage from Cambridge was poured directly into the River Cam. combating the ...
more

Cambridge Museum of Technology
The Old Pumping Station Cheddars Lane
CB5 8LD Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cambridge | United Kingdom
Lode Mill, part of the Anglesey Abbey estate north of Cambridge, now owned and managed by the National Trust, is one of England’s best-reserved water corn mills. Anglesey Abbey is a Jacobean house containing many works of art collected by Huttlestone Broughton, first Baron Fairhaven (1896-1966) who ...
more

Lode Mill, Anglesey Abbey
Quy Road Lode
CB25 9EJ Cambridge, United Kingdom

This website uses cookies