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Campbeltown | United Kingdom
Campbeltown, 90 km south-west of Glasgow, is the principal town on the Mull of Kintyre peninsula, and in the 19th century its 34 distilleries rivalled Speyside as a centre for the manufacture of whisky. The town’s prosperity, based on its easy sea links with Glasgow, diminished as railways enabled ...
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The Tasting Room
8 Bolgam Street
PA28 6HZ Campbeltown, United Kingdom

Cardiff | United Kingdom
Situated on the outskirts of Cardiff at St. Fagan’s, is one of Wales’ major visitor attractions. An attractive range of historic buildings from all over Wales are gathered in a beautiful natural woodland setting. Among older exhibits can be found a preserved row of fully furnished Merthyr workers ...
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St Fagans National History Museum
St Fagans
CF5 6XB Cardiff, United Kingdom

Castle Cary | United Kingdom
Horsehair, a fabric made with a weft of combed fibres from the docked tails of horses and a warp of cotton or linen yarn, is very durable and has a unique lustre. It has been made in the Castle Cary district of Somerset since the early nineteenth century if not earlier. In 1831 26 people in the town ...
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John Boyd Textiles | Higher Flax Mills
Torbay Road
BA7 7DY Castle Cary, United Kingdom

Chatham | United Kingdom
It’s obvious that a ropery has to be long. But a quarter of a mile long? That’s how long it is in the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, near London. The dockyard which only closed down in 1984 was at its peak in the 17th and 18th century and is generally regarded as the most complete remaining example ...
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The Historic Dockyard
Dock Road
ME4 4TZ Chatham, United Kingdom

Cheddleton | United Kingdom
The Cheddleton Flint Mill, 12 km north-east of Stoke-on-Trent, was one of many concerns that supplied materials to the The Potteries, Europe’s greatest concentration of ceramics manufacturers. There are two mills on the site, one a corn mill of uncertain date that was adapted to grind flints in the ...
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Cheddleton Flint Mill
Cheadle Road
ST13 7HL Cheddleton, United Kingdom

Chelmsford | United Kingdom
This is a walk with a difference. For 14 miles you can follow this industrial age canalised river, meandering gracefully through quiet countryside. The Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation opened in 1797 to connect the Essex County Town of Chelmsford with the sea. Built to the designs of the famous ...
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Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation
Paper Mill Lock Little Baddow
Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom

Chelmsford | United Kingdom
Chelmsford Museum’s new Bright Sparks Exhibition gives a fascinating insight into the achievements of the late 19th century industrial pioneers Guglielmo Marconi, R.E.B.Crompton and the Hoffmann Manufacturing Company who created global industries in the town. New hands-on exhibits vividly ...
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Chelmsford Museum
Oaklands Park Moulsham Street
CM2 9AQ Chelmsford, United Kingdom

Chesterton | United Kingdom
The sights and sounds – and smells - of the country park couldn’t be more different from those in the mine. On the surface you’ll hear the birds overhead, see the wind in the trees, enjoy the fresh air. In the mine, you’ll find it difficult to see very far in the dim light, the roar of the fans ...
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Apedale Valley Mining Heritage
Apedale Heritage Centre
Loomer Road
ST5 7RR Chesterton, United Kingdom

Clydebank | United Kingdom
The banks of the River Clyde downstream from Glasgow were the setting for many ship-building yards in the late nineteenth century and during the first six decades of the twentieth. The Titan Crane is now a memorial to that industry, providing spectacular views of coastal scenery, as well as ...
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Titan Crane
Garth Drive off Cart Street Queen’s Quay
G81 1NX Clydebank, United Kingdom

Cockermouth | United Kingdom
Jennings Brewery was originally established as a true family concern back in 1828, in the village of Lorton. The company moved to its current location in 1874, in the historic town of Cockermouth, in the shadow of Cockermouth Castle, at the point where the rivers Cocker and Derwent merge.Jennings ...
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Jennings Brewery
Jennings Brothers Ltd. Castle Brewery
CA13 9NE Cockermouth, United Kingdom

Colchester | United Kingdom
In the second half of the 19th century the manufacture of many of the consumer goods that had previously been made by individual craftsmen in towns came to be concentrated in factories. One of the firms that pioneered the mass-production of clothing in England was Hyam Hyam of Colchester. The first ...
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Hyam Hyam Factory
Stanley Bragg Partnership
Abbeygate One, 8 Whitewell Road
CO2 7DF Colchester, United Kingdom

Colchester | United Kingdom
The Tiptree Visitors’ Centre adjoins the factory of Wilkin & Sons Limited, jam and marmalade manufacturers since 1885. Inside, the factory processes soft fruit including medlars, mulberries, quince, plums, loganberries and the famous Little Scarlet Strawberry which are grown on Wilkins 1000-acre / 4 ...
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Tiptree Jam Shop and Museum
CO5 0RF Colchester, United Kingdom

Cosford | United Kingdom
The principal objective of the museum at Cosford is to educate present and future generations about the Royal Air Force. The principal displays are of the aircraft flown since 1939 by the RAF, its allies and its enemies, and an exhibition about the Cold War housed in an innovative building opened in ...
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Royal Air Force Museum
Shifnal
TF11 8UP Cosford, United Kingdom

Coventry | United Kingdom
Coventry was the centre of motor manufacturing in England until the late twentieth century. The city’s principal occupations in 1800 were the making of ribbons, which generate a substantial trade in the manufacture of looms, and watch-making. When ribbon-making declined with the onset of foreign ...
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Coventry Transport Museum
Millennium Place
Hales Street
CV1 1JD Coventry, United Kingdom

Cromarty | United Kingdom
Cromarty at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula between the Moray and Cromarty firths, is an example of how the doctrine of ‘Improvement’ was applied in eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries in the more remote parts of the British Isles. Cromarty was established as a royal burgh (a town with a ...
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Cromarty Courthouse Museum
Church Street
IV11 8XA Cromarty, United Kingdom

Cullipool | United Kingdom
Luiing is one of the ‘slate islands’ in the Firth of Lorn in Argyll, 25 km south of the port of Oban, the others being Easdale, Belnahua and Seil. It is sometimes claimed that these were ‘the islands that roofed the world’, and certainly their slate can be observed on many buildings in Glasgow, ...
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Atlantic Islands Centre
Isle of Luing
15 Cullipool Village
PA34 4UB Cullipool, United Kingdom

Darlington | United Kingdom
Darlington was one of the termini of the celebrated Stockton & Darlington Railway, opened in 1825, and the location from 1863 until 1966 of the principal engineering works of the North Eastern Railway. The Head of Steam Museum comprises North Road Station, opened in 1842 once part of the Stockton & ...
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Head of Steam Museum
North Road Station
DL3 6ST Darlington, United Kingdom

Daventry | United Kingdom
Braunston was one of the most important junctions on the English canal system, the starting point of the Grand Junction Canal, opened in 1805, which linked it to London, and the point where it was joined by the Oxford Canal, which took boats to central southern England, and also provided connections ...
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Braunston
British Waterways Braunston Office
The Stop House Braunston
NN11 7JQ Daventry, United Kingdom

The museum of industry in Derby stands on the site of a water-powered five-storey mill built circa 1721 by John and Thomas Lombe to accommodate silk throwing technology that they had observed in Italy. The mill, the first powered factory of its kind in England, prospered and was described by many ...
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Derby’s Museum of Industry and History
Silk Mill Lane Off Full Street
DE1 3AF Derby, United Kingdom

Dereham | United Kingdom
The vast ´House of Industry´ at Gressenhall was built in 1775 to provide a home and work to the rural poor who were otherwise unable to obtain work. In 1834, it became known as the Mitford and Launditch Union Workhouse. Workhouses were a well-known feature of nineteenth century Britain immortalised ...
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Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse
Gressenhall
NR20 4DR Dereham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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