Victorian

The magnificent Beam Engine that pumped the typhoid out of Tottenham

Open House London Weekend: Steaming at the Beam Engine Museum

Saturday, 21 September 2013 - 11:00am to Sunday, 22 September 2013 - 5:00pm

Grade II listed Victorian industrial building (1886) set within a park and next to the River Lea, with the original Wood Bros beam pumping engine in situ, as originally installed. Recently...

Beam Engine & Museum, Events, Markfield Park, Open House London Weekend, Pollution, Typhoid, Victorian, Waste Water

Victorian Mayhem at Markfield Park

Victorian Mayhem at Markfield Park

Sunday, 14 July 2013 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

125th Anniversary of the commissioning of the Beam Engine

Step back in time to the Industrial Revolution... Hear the hissing of steam... The smell of hot oil... See the action of the Engine...

Beam Engine & Museum, Crafts, Events, Gladesmore School, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Secondary School, Moselle Memories, Performances, River Lea, River Moselle, Story-Telling, Victorian, Waste Water

Clay pots made by pupils

Noel Park School Ceramics Residency

Monday, 4 March 2013 (All day) to Thursday, 14 March 2013 (All day)

From 4 March, Noel Park School 'A River - Runs Through It' (Ceramics Residency) begins covering a fortnight - until 14 March.

Noel Park School is situated just off Moselle Avenue, with big...

Bruce Castle Museum Sculpture Trail, Ceramics, Ceramics Installation, Clay, Cole Pottery, Crafts, Events, Noel Park, Noel Park School, River Moselle, Sculpture, Victorian, Victorian Garden City, Watery Street Names, Willow, Workshops

Beam Engine (1886) - Copyright: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Culture, Libraries and Learning)

Beam Engine, Markfield Park

"Sewage was the worst problem arising from Tottenham's mid-19th-century expansion. In 1843 the riverside lands were generally malarial and by 1848 some 800 houses discharged their waste into the...

Beam Engine & Museum, Clean Water, Local History, Markfield Park, Markfield Project, Pollution, River Health, River Lea, River Moselle, Sewage, Tottenham, Typhoid, Victorian

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