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Industrial Heritage


Mangapps Railway Museum   

Mangapps Railway Museum is a privately owned working museum established on a 400 acre farm at Burnham on Crouch, Essex. It features a mile standard gauge passenger carrying line, with restored stations, signal boxes and ancillary equipment removed from various sites throughout East Anglia.

Museum Of The Royal Dockyard   

The Society was founded in 1980 by a group of Dockyard men dedicated to perpetuating the history and work of Chatham Dockyard.

Pallot Steam Museum   

An absorbing evocation of times past. There is something to excite the interest of everyone in this fascinating collection of steam, farm and other machinery.

Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway   

The C&PR Railway is a friendly ex-GWR branch passing near the Chiltern Hills. A 3.5 mile journey with views across the vale of Aylesbury on a steam train service operated w/e from Easter - Halloween

Dolphin Yard Sailing Barge Museum   

The site includes the original sail loft and forge which have been converted to a museum devoted to the history of the Thames Sailing Barge and the associated industries of brick and cement making which once sustained the local fleet of barges.

Explore Englands Past   

Explore England's Past provides free access to 1000s of local history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents and town trails.








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