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Giant Tiger working at the Essex Country Show in 2009

Barleylands Farm Museum is a agricultural museum located in Barleylands, near Billericay, Essex.

The museum features a wide range of early farm machinery and tractors. The museum is used as an educational facility to teach children about the agricultural history of the local area.

Essex Country Show

The Farm museum hosts the annual Essex Country Show on the 2nd weekend in September, each year. The show is a steam fair with one of the largest turnouts of preserved Steam engines in the UK, with 80 engines in 2009.[1] Demonstrations of ploughing engines at work and road building using restored steam rollers make up part of the attractions on display.[2]

Exhibits

Full list of Tractors and Steam engines to follow;

  • Fowler no. 14728 18 nhp Ploughing engine Giant Tiger of 1918
  • Fowler no. 14729 18 nhp Ploughing engine GiantPanther of 1918

See also

References

  1. NTET Events listing
  2. www.BBC.co.uk - Photo from 21st show of engines

External links


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