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Springbrook Forge North West of Springbrook House, Churchill and Blakedown

Description: Springbrook Forge North West of Springbrook House

Grade: II
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

Location: Forge Lane, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 3LA

Locality: Churchill and Blakedown
Local Authority: Wyre Forest District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: DY10 3LA

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Listing Text

SO 87 NE NW of Springbrook
House, Blakedown
- II
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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