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Trio of cultural landmarks to open free for Heritage Days

 

A reconstruction of 17th century life at The Merchant's House in MarlboroughA reconstruction of 17th century life at The Merchant's House in MarlboroughThree of the Marlborough area’s cultural landmarks will be throwing their doors open next weekend for Heritage Open Days.

Wilton Windmill – the last working windmill in Wessex - will hold an open day on Sunday, September 13 from noon until 5pm. Children’s games and free guided tours are all aprt of the package.

Nearby, visitors will be able to see the world's oldest working beam engines at the Crofton pumping station. Although the pumping station will not be 'in steam', volunteers will be given guided tours of the facility.

The Grade I listed Crofton Beam Engines - complete with original Boulton & Watt beam engine dating from 1812, and a Harvey of Hayle Cornish beam engine built in 1846 and rebuilt in 1905 - will be open in Saturday and Sunday, September 12 and 13, from 10.30am until 4.30pm.

And entry will be free at The Merchant’s House on Sunday, September 13, with free tours starting at 10.30am, noon, and 1.130pm.

The House of Thomas Bayly was built following the Great Fire of Marlborough in 1653, and reconstructions of life in the 17th century will take place around the house and gardens.

For information about Heritage Open Days events locally and further afield, log on to www.heritageopendays.org.uk

 

 

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