Low Forge, Wortley / Hunshelf - Barnsley

Roofless remains of an early C18 water-powered iron forge, including waterwheel and tilt-hammer, associated wheelraces, forge and bloomery building; in need of repair. Tree and scrub clearance undertaken. Solution agreed for repair of masonry.

Low Forge, Wortley / Hunshelf - Barnsley
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Water powered bloomery, iron forge and rolling mill at Low Forge
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1020626
    Local Planning Authority:
    Barnsley
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Metal industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Low Forge
    County:
    South Yorkshire
    District / Borough:
    Barnsley
    Parish:
    Wortley / Hunshelf
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Penistone and Stocksbridge
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    D - Slow decay; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    D
    Ownership:
    Private