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.

Innovation

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

Latest from South Holland Industrial Heritage

Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

Spalding in 1930’s and 40s

John Tippler has put some of his memories down on paper for readers to enjoy. In the 1930s and 40s, the town functioned mainly through personal contact. It showed up in various ways. There was no ‘serve yourself’ in shops, so you were always dealing with shop...

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Sutton St Edmunds

Sutton St Edmunds

Sue Hill sent these pictures. They were in her grandmothers collection and her grandmother was born in Sutton St Edmunds. Does anyone recognise the location of the pictures?

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Harrington House, Broad St

Harrington House, Broad St

 It was built in the 18th century for Mr George Worrall a local Solicitor who died there in 1771 at the age of 49. At the beginning of the 19th century it was lived in by another Solicitor a Mr Carter. In the 1930s it was the home of the Pennington family , it...

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Chain Bridge Forge

High Street, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 1TX

07960 587724

forge@heritagesouthholland.co.uk

Moulton Mill

High Street, Moulton, Lincs, PE12 6QB

07483 227482

01406 373237

mill@heritagesouthholland.co.uk

Pinchbeck Engine

West Marsh Road, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 3UW

01775 725861

engine@heritagesouthholland.co.uk