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SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

List entry Number: 1100649

Location

SPRINGBROOK FORGE NORTH WEST OF SPRINGBROOK HOUSE

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

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Churchill and Blakedown

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Dec-1990

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 157156

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List entry Description

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SO 87909 78139

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