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  • Heritage Explorer - Images By Theme
    to My Favourites This cotton factory was built for Peter Dixon by Richard Tattersall The cast iron framed building and its machinery were designed by William Fairburn It was originally known as Dixon s Mills The mills were the largest cotton mills in England when they were built in 1835 1836 and had the tallest chimney at over 300 feet high After being struck by lightening in 1931 the chimney

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    of a large cotton factory complex established by the Evans family of Darley Abbey in 1792 It was continuously remodelled and enlarged right up to the late 20th century It traded under the name of Boars Head Mills It was one of a number of pioneering textile manufacturing sites in the Derwent Valley Thomas Evans worked with Richard Arkwright of Cromford The Evans family was related by marriage to the

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    a rare survival of this once important industry in Belper Hand made nails were generally made in small workshops next to the workers houses This is known as a cottage industry Long iron rods were sold to the nailers by middle men called nail masters and made into nails by the nailer The nails were then sold back to the master for a small amount of money per nail made

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    furnace with fuel coal and later coke to force the iron from the stone It was tapped off at the bottom as a liquid and run off into moulds to harden Add to My Favourites Mr Richard Bland Source English Heritage NMR Former Lace Factory Chard Town Somerset These building were formerly a lace factory belonging to Gifford Fox and Company Limited They date from around 1820 30 and were constructed to be fireproof The lace or plain net trade was established here after 1820 by manufacturers who had fled from the Luddite resistance they had faced in the Midlands In 1848 on the 4th floor of the mill John Stringfellow 1799 1883 achieved the first sustained powered flight with a 10 foot wingspan model aeroplane powered by a light weight steam engine The flight was repeated in a marquee in Cremorna Gardens London later in 1848 The model aeroplane and the steam engine were designed and built by Stringfellow probably in his workshops behind his house No 121 High Street Stringfellow was a bobbin and carriage maker from Nottingham Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr Christopher Fransella ARPS Source English Heri Tinman s Row Cobham Surrey This row of 8 ironworkers cottages were built in c1803 They were built for Alexander Raby of Cobham Park He was the owner of Downside Mill The original plan of No s 1 7 was a living room and scullery on the ground floor and a bedroom and landing above Downside Mill may have produced tin plate hence the name of this row which was originally called Tin Row Read official list description Add to My Favourites Mr Ivor Corkell Source English Heritage NMR Pump Engine House South Crofty Mine Station Road Carn Brea Cornwall This engine house held the pump for Robinson s shaft at the South Crofty Tin Mine It dates from 1903 and was built around the engine which is dated 1854 to protect it The 80 inch cylinder Cornish beam engine is still inside It was used to pump water from the mine The beam can be seen sticking out from the side of the engine house where it was attached to the pump The engine came from Tregurtha Downs Mine near Marazion It has not been used since 1955 but is still in good condition Engine houses similar to this one were a common site during the industrial revolution Read official list description Add to My Favourites English Heritage NMR Macclesfield Cheshire A view across the town from the east end of the parish church Some of Macclesfield s textile mills can be seen They were still working at this time The town became a centre for the textile industry as it had good road and rail links which made it cheap to get raw materials to the mills and distribute products A large number of mills were involved in the silk trade in the 18th and early 19th century while there was a ban

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    buildings tell us about life in Britain since 1948 Ask pupils to study the photograph Discuss their initial impressions of the photograph Do they live somewhere similar Ask them to think about what it is would be like to live in a tower block write a list of the pros and cons using worksheet below Bring in a photograph of a modern tower block to help them with their comparisons judgements Ask pupils to imagine that they are one of the children playing in the photograph Does it look like fun Is it a nice place to play This could be taken further to discuss why the playground was built there Is there any grass or trees Are these important All of their ideas discussion could be used to lead on to a design project to design either a tower block housing or a new play ground As a class or in groups children could start by creating a list of criteria using the worksheets below such as a playground must have There is a Whiteboard Activity to accompany this Teaching Idea In groups the children could then draw their ideal playground and show it to the rest of the

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    HE Images Historic England Heritage Gateway Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder Market House Market Place Ross on Wye Herefordshire click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A view of the market in Ross on Wye showing people gathered around stalls outside the market hall of 1660 74 Copyright English Heritage NMR Reference AA98 05443 Location Herefordshire Ross on Wye

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    here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites This 2 5 million 700 chalet holiday development was built in 1970 at the height of the British Holiday Camp industry The Hotel Pontinental opened in Torremelinos just one year later Although many camps have since closed in the face of stiff competition from cheap package holidays abroad Southport remains part of the Pontins

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    Help Sitemap Glossary HE Archive HE Images Historic England Heritage Gateway Images of England PastScape NMR ViewFinder Railway viaduct Marple Greater Manchester click here to return to images by theme Create Add to Student Gallery Add to My Favourites A view of a railway viaduct in Marple showing a steam goods train running beside the Peak Forest Canal Copyright English Heritage NMR Reference AA98 05402 Location Greater Manchester Marple Date

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