South Holland Industrial Heritage

Discover South Holland’s proud industrial heritage by exploring Chain Bridge Forge, Moulton Mill and Pinchbeck Engine.

Learn more about what life was like in South Holland in years gone by and how the area’s proud history is shaping its future. 

Chain Bridge Forge

Discover the age-old skills of the blacksmith at our working forge.

Moulton Mill

Moulton Mill is the tallest windmill in the country and after extensive restoration is now a working mill.

Pinchbeck Engine

The Pinchbeck Engine is a restored beam engine, an impressive reminder of the time when man relied on the power of steam to drain the land

South Holland Life

Explore our massive archive of photos and documents from days gone by and discover more about South Holland’s fascinating past.


From the past to the future – discover virtual reality and 3D printing at Chain Bridge Forge,

Latest from South Holland Industrial Heritage


Spalding First Digithon is set to open on the 6th July. We will open at 10am and close about 4. We will have the following equipment on display- 3D pens, Printers, scanners. Virtual Reality. 360 photography, Robots, coding, turbine and finally equipment to monitor air...

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St Polycarps Church – Holbeach Drove

Flower Festival Celebration of School Day’s at this historic Victorian Mission The church built in revived Gothic style in 1870 next to Lambert Bridge. The tiny church was used daily as a place of worship and a school.  St Polycarp was a 2nd Century Christian...

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Chain Bridge Forge

High Street, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 1TX

07960 587724

Moulton Mill

High Street, Moulton, Lincs, PE12 6QB

07483 227482

01406 373237

Pinchbeck Engine

West Marsh Road, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 3UW

01775 725861