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Description: Ironmaster's House
Date Listed: 1 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 146271
OS Grid Reference: SU5498108156
OS Grid Coordinates: 454981, 108156
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8703, -1.2200
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WICKHAM IRONMILL LANE
SO 50 NW
7/3 Ironmaster's House
House. Of two phases, late C18 and early C19, with C20 renovation and minor
extensions. Brick walls in English and Flemish Garden Wall bonds, plinth, 1st
floor band to the older part, pilasters to the front, cambered openings. Tile
roof, gabled and half-hipped. Two storeys and attic, east front elevation
symmetrical of 1.1.1 windows. Casements. 6-panelled door beneath a gabled
canopy on brackets. The house adjoins C18 ironworks (of fragmentary remains)
which are famous for the work of Henry Cort, who bought the premises c1780. He is
noted for his patents of 1783 and 1784, relating to technical innovations in the
fining of cast-iron, to produce wrought-iron.
Listing NGR: SP5465019020
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Source: English Heritage
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