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

BURROW’S POINTER GUIDE MAP of Spalding 1960 ish?

“An island in a sea of flowers " is not too poetic a description of Spalding in its principal harvest time. For its harvests are gathered in the Springtime from fields radiant with the luminous gold of daffodils or, a little later, from the tulip fields, dazzling in...

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New Year’s Eve fire at Spalding offices 1918 and events

We look back to the Lincs Free Press of this week 100 years ago... The passing of the old year and the advent of 1918 was marked by one of the most disastrous fire which Spalding had experienced for many years. Damage costing around £3,000 was caused to premises...

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Traders in Spalding's 'forgotten retail area' of Winsover Road welcomed the opening of supermarket Lidl, saying it 'could only be a good thing'. It was thought the new store, on the site of the former Co-op, could bring prosperity to that part of town. Winsover Road...

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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