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Winlaton Forge, Winlaton

Description: Winlaton Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303782

OS Grid Reference: NZ1737462426
OS Grid Coordinates: 417374, 562426
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9562, -1.7302

Location: North Street, Blaydon, Gateshead NE21 6BP

Locality: Winlaton
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE21 6BP

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Listing Text

(north side)
4/15 Winlaton Forge


Forge. Late C18. Sandstone rubble; roof of pantiles with stone slates
at eaves and stone gable coping on curved kneelers at front. One storey,
3 bays. Central boarded door flanked by windows with external shutters,
all under flat stone lintels; projecting stone sills. Low sloping walls
front and rear form shelter at left return. 2 end brick chimneys. Historical
note: the only surviving example of the many workshops of Winlaton producing
iron goods, an industry begun here in 1691 by Ambrose Crowley.

Listing NGR: NZ1737462426

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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