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Description: Springbrook Forge North West of Springbrook House
Date Listed: 12 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 157156
OS Grid Reference: SO8790978139
OS Grid Coordinates: 387909, 278139
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4011, -2.1791
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CHURCHILL & BLAKEDOWN Springbrook Forge
SO 87 NE NW of Springbrook
Water-driven scythe forge, c1840. Red brick and Welsh slate roof. Single storey,
gable facing. Basket-arched entrance with double plank doors, otherwise gable wall
is blank. To either side of building are various casements under brick cambered
arches. To left side an 18 foot overshot cast iron waterwheel with pipe and
pentrough above connected via gearing and shaft to belt-drive wheels within. Also
inside a brick fireplace and 3-bay tie-beam truss roof. Springbrook Forge was in
existence by 1827.
(H. W. Gwilliam: Hills and Forges on the Wannerton Brook in North Worcestershire).
Listing NGR: SO8790978139
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Source: English Heritage
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