Tag Archives: Black Country

Revealing the Past, Telling the Story of Clean Water

Nice article in the Express and Start last week. They would like to follow our progress so this is a great opportunity to show the links between Sandfields and the black Country.  

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Monthly Progress Meeting of the Lichfield Waterworks Trust, formerly known as the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The Lichfield Waterworks Trust is a Community Incorporated Organisation, registered with the charities commission who are fighting to save the Grade II* listed building know as Sandfields Pumping Station for the benefit of the community. The unique 190 Hp Cornish … 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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The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station

The Friends of Sandfields Pumping Station are a constituted group who are fighting to save what some see as Lichfield’s most significant pieces of Industrial Heritage, a true hidden gem form the past. All are welcome to become involved in … 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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Lichfield Discovered Invites you to Walk The Line of Hanch Tunnel

SUNDAY 29 JUNE 2014 AT 11 AM A walk along the route of Lichfield’s only authenticated Victorian tunnel which was constructed between 1856 and 1866 to convey drinking water to Sandfields pumping station. Discover the location of the remaining shafts … Continue reading

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Saving the Black County’s Hidden Industrial Heritage – Talk

Public Historian David Moore will be at Wednesbury Library Walsall Street Wednesbury WS10 9EH on Saturday 10 May 2014 at 10:00am onward to talk about the hidden industrial heritage of the Black County and how it supported the growth of … Continue reading

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