Description: Winlaton Forge
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
NZ 16 SE BLAYDON HOOD SQUARE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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