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Winlaton Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Winlaton and High Spen, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9532 / 54°57'11"N

Longitude: -1.7288 / 1°43'43"W

OS Eastings: 417465

OS Northings: 562096

OS Grid: NZ174620

Mapcode National: GBR JCC5.J6

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.DRZN

Entry Name: Winlaton Forge

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303782

Location: Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Metropolitan District Ward: Winlaton and High Spen

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Blaydon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Winlaton

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 16 SE BLAYDON HOOD SQUARE
(north side)
4/15 Winlaton Forge

G.V. II

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: NZ1746562096

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