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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025172
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303782
Location: Gateshead, NE21
Civil Parish: Non Civil Parish
Metropolitan District Ward: Winlaton and High Spen
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Winlaton
Church of England Diocese: Durham
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: NZ1746562096
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