Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,171 pages of information and 235,402 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Charles Burrell Museum

From Graces Guide
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Minstergate, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1BN.

This museum celebrates the work of Charles Burrell and Sons, builders of steam traction engines, agricultural machinery, steam lorries and steam tram engines, By 1875 Burrells were the largest manufacturers of traction engines in the world. They were once Thetford’s main employer until the business closed in 1928.

The museum is housed in the former paint shop (Grade 2 listed).


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