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Description: The Forge
Date Listed: 9 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185389
OS Grid Reference: SD5047645924
OS Grid Coordinates: 350476, 445924
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9071, -2.7553
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SD 54 NW
5/2 The Forge
Estate sawmill and joiner's shop on site of earlier forge, now used for
storage. Mid C19. Sandstone rubble with slate roof. Built across slope: of
one storey on east side, facing road, and of 2 storeys at rear. Windows
have plain reveals and projecting sills. East wall of 3 bays which have
modern windows with glazing bars. Door between 2nd and 3rd bays. Chimney
on right-hand gable. Adjoining to the right is the wheel house with a
lower roof. The west wall is of 4 bays. On the lower storey the left-hand
window is blocked and the 2nd bay contains a doorway. The wheelhouse, at
the left, has a blocked doorway. Inside, a 21-foot high breast wheel with
iron hub and rim remains: Price, J., The Industrial Archaeology of the
Lune Valley, Lancaster, 1983, pp 49, 74.
Listing NGR: SD5047645924
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Source: English Heritage
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