Churchill Forge, Churchill Lane, Churchill, Churchill and Blakedown - Wyre Forest

Early C19 hand forge building that made spades and shovels, comprising three brick buildings, two water wheels, a dam and large mill pond. The forge is still in working order and is managed by the Churchill Forge Trust. The designation for the site was reviewed 2016 and the buildings are now listed buildings only. The whole of the site is a scheduled monument. Heritage Lottery Fund funding has been secured to develop a business plan and conservation management plan for the site.

Churchill Forge, Churchill Lane, Churchill, Churchill and Blakedown - Wyre Forest
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Churchill Forge
  • Heritage Category: Scheduled Monument
  • List Entry Number: 1005274
  • Local Planning Authority: Wyre Forest
  • Site Type: Industrial > Metal industry site


  • Building Name: Churchill Forge
  • Street Name: Churchill Lane
  • Locality: Churchill
  • County: Worcestershire
  • District / Borough: Wyre Forest
  • Parish: Churchill and Blakedown
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Wyre Forest
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Private, multiple owners
  • Designation: Scheduled Monument and Listed Buildings - 3 grade II, part in CA
  • List Entry Number(s): 1005274 and 1348320; 1100650; 1100651

Contact Details

Neil Rimmington 0121 625 6856

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England