South Holland Heritage, Spalding
Chain Bridge Forge is a Blacksmith workshop which dates backs to the late 1700’s and has been in continuous use through this period. In 2011/12 it was converted to a museum and has the following themes:
- Blacksmithing – Our blacksmith takes on commissions and gives blacksmithing experiences to young and old.
- Local history collection available online and a library collection of 500 artefacts. The online collection has about 10,000 artefacts which covers the heritage of South Holland. This is supported by social media.
- Innovation area including 3D printing, scanning, augmented and virtual reality.
- Outreach a portable forge which we can take to events and talks.