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

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

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
157156
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

End of official listing