Industrial Heritage in South East England.

Bembridge Windmill
Built around 1700, Bembridge Windmill is the only surviving windmill on the island and has much of its original machinery intact.
Bluebell Railway
The Bluebell Railway was the first preserved standard gauge passenger line in the UK. In 1960 it reopened part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton and South Coast Railway.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working Steam Museum, with one of the largest collections of locomotives, vehicles and railway memorabilia in the UK.
Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum
Buckler's Hard is a picturesque 18th century village on the banks of the Beaulieu River in the heart of the New Forest. Historically, it is famed as the place where some of Nelson's fleet were built for Trafalgar
Chatham Dockyard Historical Society
The Society was founded in 1980 by a group of Dockyard men dedicated to perpetuating the history and work of Chatham Dockyard.
Cromer Windmill
There has been a windmill in the parish of Ardeley (in which Cromer lies) since 1222, and the tree forming the mainpost of the present mill was felled in the spring of 1679.
Dolphin Yard Sailing Barge Museum
Unfortunately the museum was destroyed by fire on Sunday October 26th
Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway
Eastleigh Lakeside Railway started running in the summer of 1992 on a short and temporary track at Lakeside Country Park. The park is owned by Eastleigh Borough Council and the lakes were created from gravel workings when the M27 was built nearby.
Forge Museum
The Forge Museum is set in attractive Grade II* Listed buildings situated in the picturesque village of Much Hadham.
Kent and East Sussex Railway
Economic pressures forced British Railways to withdraw the passenger service in 1954. Volunteers got together and, in 1974, re-opened a section of the line. The railway now runs for almost 11 miles, making it one of the longest such lines in the UK.
Leighton Buzzard Railway
With its sharp curves, its steep gradients, its level crossings and its unique roadside running, the Leighton Buzzard Railway takes you back to a more relaxed age of transport.
Mangapps Railway Museum
Mangapps has one of the largest collections of historic railway items on public display in Britain.
Mapledurham House and Watermill
Mapledurham House, still the home of the descendants of the original family, is an Elizabethan Manor House situated beside the Thames and sheltered by the Chiltern Hills.
Pallot Steam Motor and General 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.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
No visit to Southern England is complete without a great day out at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Swanage Railway
The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle.
The Old Mill
Outwood Windmill, Britain's oldest working windmill, is Listed Grade 1 by English Heritage. It was built in 1665 by Thomas Budgen of Nutfield, and is what is known as a Post Mill.
White Mill Rural Heritage Centre
The Windmill was built around 1760. It was used to grind wheat, barley and oats. In 1889 a steam engine was installed to drive the mill when there was no wind.
Willesborough Windmill
Willesborough is one of the largest smock mills in the south of England. The Mill, a Grade II listed building, was built in 1869 and had enough power to turn four mill stones.
Winchester City Mill & Shop
Positioned over the River Itchen the mill was rebuilt in 1744 using materials dating back to the 15th century. There is a delightful island garden and an impressive millrace and restored waterwheel.

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