Stroud Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HH.
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Experience the power of the largest working waterwheel in Gloucestershire as it drives traditional textile machinery. Learn how the finishing processes…
Tel: 01782 237 777.
Working museum of the pottery industry with steam engine, restored workings and bottle ovens. Galleries tracing the history of the industry with craftsman…
Tel: 01442 234 600.
The world’s first commercial mechanised paper mill, opened in 1803, so Frogmore Mill has been making paper for over 200 years, for the last 110 years,…
Chapel Street, Ruddington , Nottinghamshire, NG11 6HE.
A unique complex of listed frameshops, cottages and outbuildings arranged around a garden courtyard with an adjacent former chapel in which many of the…
44 Irish Quarter West, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, BT38 8AT.
Ireland’s only preserved Victorian gasworks that opened in 1855, and supplied the town with gas made from coal until 1967. It was subsequently used to…
Garsdale Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5LW.
Explore the history of the last surviving woollen mill in the Western Dales, which once made horse blankets for Queen Victoria. Each of the mill’s four…
Tel: 01553 762 151.
Last example of small horizontal retort hand fired gasworks. In operation 1846-1965. Only complete non-working gasworks left in England and Wales, now…
St Richards House , 22 Victoria Square , Droitwich Spa , Worcestershire, WR9 8DS.
The Heritage Centre is housed on the former Brine Baths site, which was first established in the 1880s. Discover the links with Droitwich and salt making…
Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, IRELAND.
The museum is a unique attraction as it not only tells the story of families who lived and died within the Workhouse walls before, during and after the…
High Street, West Coker, Nr Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 9AU.
The Works date from 1895 and is believed to be the only surviving rural twineworks with its original Victorian twine-making machinery in place. Visitors’…
Tel: 01629 823 256.
The home of Sir Richard Arkwright’s first mill complex, birthplace of the modern factory system and internationally recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage…
Tel: 01625 527 468.
Georgian cotton mill with displays of working machinery set in Styal Country Park. Visitors can see water and steam power working together, an 1830s beam…
Tel: 01387 840 046.
19th century water-powered edge tool works containing original machinery, including unique tilt and drop hammers and three waterwheels all in working order.…
Neath Port Talbot,
Tel: 01639 636 674.
One of the earliest industrial sits in Britain. Famous waterfall. An early water-powered tin works was the last industry here. Today the waters of the…
Windmill End , Darby End, West Midlands, DY2 9HU .
(Properly known as Windmill End Pumping Station), and is a scheduled ancient monument and a Grade II Listed building built around 1831. It housed a stationary…
Chilworth Road, Albury, Chilworth, Surrey, GU4 8RH.
The extensive site of the Gunpowder Works, which boasts possibly the most prominent (and famous) remains of the Tillingbourne mills. Explore not only the…
A watermill complex that ground flint for the pottery industry. The site features two watermills, with wheels in working order, a small museum, a period…
Tel: 01795 534 542.
The 18th century mills were part of the Home Works, Faversham's first gunpowder factory and one of the first in Britain. It is one of the very few restored…
Central Works, Square Road, Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1QG.
This collection represents a cross section of the wide variety of industries that developed in Calderdale. Some of the machines are the only surviving…
Moorside Mills, Moorside Road,
Tel: 01274 435 900.
The museum has permanent displays of textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing machinery and motor vehicles, along with an exciting exhibitions…
The work of a Master Thatcher who uses traditional methods to harvest the straw.
Fred Dibnah looks at the work of great engineers of the age – Brunel, Stephenson and Armstrong.
A colour photo book of the steam rally scene in the 1990s, written by the editor of Vintage Spirit.
Get both 'Ploughing Engines at Work' and 'Relections of Living Steam' for a great price!
Bring back memories of a bygone time with two books of outstanding photographs by well-known photographer Barry J Finch taken through the 1950s and 1960s – now available at an outstanding price.
Only £17.95 + p&p
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