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Edward Nash

Foreman’s Office

Social History

The Clerk of Works controlled all Combe Yard operations from the Foreman's Office.  The first…

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Combe Yard

Environment

Consider the whole Combe Yard site as it was over a hundred years ago. The…

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Group Visit

Upper Floor – Pattern Shop

Pattern Shop, Social History

The upper floor used to be the pattern makers’ workshop. The line shafting is still…

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Small Steam Engines – Weir Pump

Small Engines

The Weir Pump was built in 1934 by G. & J.Weir of Cathcart, Glasgow, a…

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Small Steam Engines – Sissons

Small Engines

Downstairs in the workshop area can be seen a collection of small steam engines that…

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Small Steam Engines – Reader

Small Engines

Downstairs in the workshop area can be seen a collection of small steam engines that…

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Small Steam Engines – Bradford

Small Engines

Downstairs in the workshop area can be seen a collection of small steam engines that…

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Historic Clocks

Clocks, Pattern Shop

The museum has an interesting collection of working historic turret  clocks that have been restored…

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Blacksmiths' Forge

Blacksmiths’ Forge

Forge

The Mill building houses a complete blacksmith's double hearth forge, made by A Handyside of…

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Waterwheel

Water Power

The 13ft (3.96m) diameter 8ft (2.44m) wide water wheel is made of metal and runs…

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Cornish Boiler

Engine Room

The Cornish boiler was fired by coal and scrap wood from the sawing activities of…

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Beam Engine

Engine Room

The engine is a double-acting, condensing, rotative beam engine with parallel motion linkage. The maker…

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