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Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield

On Saturday 19th September, for the Lichfield Heritage Weekend, the Lichfield Waterworks Trust are putting on three Water Walks, exploring the story of water in Lichfield. They are: 1) A history and wildlife walk around Stowe and Minster Pools (Meet … Continue reading

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Lichfield’s Hidden Heritage – History of Sandfields Pumping Station

David Moore, Historian – Photographer – Filmmaker will be talking about Lichfield’s hidden heritage, Sandfields Pumping Station, its history and how it shaped the town and supported the industrial revolution in the Black Country. Light refreshments available at the Community … Continue reading

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Monthly Progress Meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station – Thursday 29 January 2015

The Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station are a constituted group who are fighting to save the Grade II* listed building know as Sandfields Pumping Station for the benefit of the community. English Heritage has designated Sandfields Pumping Station as a … Continue reading

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Lichfield Civic Society Talk – The Story of clean water in the industrial Revolution

For most of us, running a tap to pour clean drinking water is nothing special. We take it for granted. Drinking water and effective sanitation now form part of the fabric of modern day Britain. However this has not always … Continue reading

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Where Are the Graves – Bilston Cholera Epidemic

The Bilston Cholera Epidemic had been covered in the narrative of the book, Wildfire Through Staffordshire with an accompanying poem. Ian had also written an article on the subject, with accompanying photographs of Sandfields Pumping Station for the Black Country … Continue reading

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Saving the Black Countrie’s Hidden Heritage – Talk

Public Historian David Moore will be at The Museum of Cannock Chase on Wednesday 21 May 2014 at 15:00am onward to talk about the hidden industrial heritage of the Black County and how it supported the growth of the area … Continue reading

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The Victorian Society have launched a search for most endangered buildings in England and Wales, and are asking for nominations. If we could get Sandfields Pumping Station nominated, it would be a significant step forward in our campaign to save … Continue reading

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