SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1100649

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1990

Statutory Address: SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Churchill and Blakedown

National Grid Reference: SO 87909 78139

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CHURCHILL & BLAKEDOWN Springbrook Forge SO 87 NE NW of Springbrook House, Blakedown 7/162 - II Water-driven scythe forge, c1840. Red brick and Welsh slate roof. Single storey, gable facing. Basket-arched entrance with double plank doors, otherwise gable wall is blank. To either side of building are various casements under brick cambered arches. To left side an 18 foot overshot cast iron waterwheel with pipe and pentrough above connected via gearing and shaft to belt-drive wheels within. Also inside a brick fireplace and 3-bay tie-beam truss roof. Springbrook Forge was in existence by 1827.

(H. W. Gwilliam: Hills and Forges on the Wannerton Brook in North Worcestershire).

Listing NGR: SO8790978139

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 157156

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gwilliam, H W , Mills and Forges on the Wannerton Brook in North Worcestershire

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