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Froghall | United Kingdom
The Churnet Valley Railway is a heritage line on part of the former North Staffordshire Railway that was opened in 1849 and lost its passenger services in 1965, although it remained open for freight trains carrying limestone and sand until 1988. The copper industry of the Churnet Valley was once of ...
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Churnet Valley Railway
Kingsley & Froghall Station
ST13 7EE Froghall, United Kingdom

The adaptation of a large mid-20th century flour mill as a centre for the arts has proved to be one of the outstanding examples in England of the adaptation of an industrial building for new uses. The Baltic Mill, constructed in the 1950s, was the last large-scale installation to be constructed ...
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Baltic Flour Mill | BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Gateshead Quar South Shore Road
NE8 3BA Gateshead, United Kingdom

Gateshead | United Kingdom
The Bowes Railway, the first part of which opened on 17 January 1826, was designed by George Stephenson (1781-1848) to carry coal from Monk Moor pit at Black Fell and other coal mines in north-west Durham across the Team Valley to staithes at Jarrow on the south bank of the River Tyne, where it was ...
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The Bowes Railway
Springwell Road
NE9 7QJ Gateshead, United Kingdom

Gaydon | United Kingdom
The museum at Gaydon, a village 30 km. south of Coventry, has its origins in the tortuous takeovers that characterised the British industry in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. British Leyland Motor Holdings brought together in 1968 the British Motor Corporation (the result of an earlier merger of the Austin ...
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British Motor Museum
Banbury Road
CV35 0BJ Gaydon, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The Riverside Museum replaces the former Museum of Transport that was housed in the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow from 1987, and from 1964 in a tram depot at Pollokshields. The collection has been displayed since 2011 in a striking new building designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, which stands on the site of ...
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Riverside Museum
100 Pointhouse Place
G3 8RS Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
On Glasgow Green, not far from the People’s Palace, stands one of Europe’s most colourful industrial buildings. The firm of James Templeton & Son of Glasgow was founded in 1857 and became a large-scale manufacturer of Axminster-style carpets, which were used on ocean liners as well as in homes and ...
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Templeton on the Green
62 Templeton Street
G40 Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The People’s Palace is a substantial three-storey sandstone building behind which is a glasshouse typical of many built in the late nineteenth century as winter gardens, where people could relax among tropical plants. It was opened in 1898 and designed by Glasgow’s city engineer Alexander B ...
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The People’s Palace & Winter Gardens
Glasgow Green
G40 1AT Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow | United Kingdom
The multi-storey tenement block was the principal form of middle-class as well as working-class accommodation in Glasgow until well into the twentieth century. Its form derives from long traditions of building residential blocks of four or more storeys, and from characteristics of the Scottish ...
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The Tenement House
145 Buccleuch Stree
G3 6QN Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glenfinnan | United Kingdom
Mallaig, the port for the island of Skye, was one of the last significant towns in the United Kingdom to become part of the railway network. The North British Railway’s route linking Glasgow with Fort William was completed in 1894, and the 67.5 km extension to Mallaig in 1901. The principal ...
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Glenfinnan Railway Station Museum
Station Road
PH37 4LT Glenfinnan, United Kingdom

Gloucester | United Kingdom
How do you build a canal? Or a lock? The interactive computer in the Llanthony Warehouse can give you quite a headache? Tons of corn used to be stored here. Now the warehouse building in the Gloucester Docks houses the National Waterways Museum. Artificial waterways. Central England is full of ...
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Gloucester Waterways Museum
Llanthony Warehouse Gloucester Docks
GL1 2EH Gloucester, United Kingdom

Golcar | United Kingdom
The museum at Golcar provides many illuminating insights into the lives of nineteenth-century makers of woollen cloth, and into the ways in which domestic manufacturing gradually evolved into factory-based production. The museum occupies three of a terrace of four 3-storey cottages called Spring ...
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Colne Valley Museum
Cliff Ash
HD7 4PY Golcar, United Kingdom

Gosport | United Kingdom
The museum at Gosport provides an opportunity to observe how submarines are constructed as well as about the lives of the crews who manned them. It occupies the site of HMS Dolphin, the training centre on land for the Royal Navy’s submariners for more than a century. It is part of the National ...
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Royal Navy Submarine Museum Gosport
Walpole Road
PO12 1NS Gosport, United Kingdom

Great Dunmow | United Kingdom
Great Dunmow Maltings is a rare example of a small 16th century two-storey, timber-framed malthouse in a market town. Operational until 1948 and rescued from dereliction in the 1990s it is authentically restored to afford a fascinating insight into the structure of timber-framed buildings and the ...
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Great Dunmow Maltings
Great Dunmow Maltings
Mill Lane
CM6 1BG Great Dunmow, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
The Hippodrome is one of only three remaining purpose-built indoor circus buildings in the world, and is remarkably well-preserved. It was constructed in 1903 for the circus proprietor George Gilbert, who was already staging circus performances in the town. The architect Ralph Scott Cockerill ...
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The Hippodrome
St George’s Road
NR30 2EU Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
Great Yarmouth was one of Europe’s principal industrial fishing ports of the late nineteenth century, and also one of the most prosperous of the English seaside resorts that benefited from the opening of main line railways. The town was laid out in the middle ages and large parts of the town walls ...
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The Resort
NR30 3BX Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom

Great Yarmouth | United Kingdom
Time and Tide, the Museum of Great Yarmouth Life, occupies the premises of the former Tower Fish Curing Works. The works closed in 1988 and in the following year it was first suggested that the building would be an appropriate location for a museum to tell the story of Great Yarmouth and its herring ...
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Time and Tide Museum
Museum of Great Yarmouth Life
Blackfriars Road
NR30 3BX Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Greenfield | United Kingdom
A powerful spring, that in the middle ages was credited with religious significance, bursts out of the hillside near the town of Holywell and flows 3 km down the Greenfield Valley to the estuary of the River Dee. For many centuries the stream powered industrial concerns concerned with textiles, ...
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Greenfield Valley
Administration Centre
Basingwerk House
SH8 7GH Greenfield, United Kingdom

Gretna | United Kingdom
The scale of fighting on the Western Front in the First World War surprised most military planners. Critics of the British government blamed it for a perceived shortage of shells at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in the early summer of 1915. In consequence a coalition government was formed in which ...
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Devil’s Porridge Exhibition
Eastriggs
DG12 6JQ Gretna, United Kingdom

Grimsby | United Kingdom
In the second half of the 19th century ‘industrial’ fishing ports developed in many European countries, with docks for handling steam trawlers, systems for supplying them with coal, rail connections for distributing fresh fish, facilities for smoking, salting and freezing edible fish and factories ...
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Fishing Heritage Centre
Alexandra Dock
DN31 1UZ Grimsby, United Kingdom

Halifax | United Kingdom
The local authority called Calderdale which was centred on Halifax opened an industrial museum in the mid-1980s. It was one of the last of a succession of conventional indoor industrial museums developed in large towns and cities in the United Kingdom from the 1960s. The museum was initially ...
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Calderdale Industrial Museum
Square Road
HX1 1QG Halifax, United Kingdom

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