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Springbrook Forge North West of Springbrook House

A Grade II Listed Building in Blakedown, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.4011 / 52°24'4"N

Longitude: -2.1791 / 2°10'44"W

OS Eastings: 387909

OS Northings: 278139

OS Grid: SO879781

Mapcode National: GBR 1CP.FWQ

Mapcode Global: VH91P.5XV5

Entry Name: Springbrook Forge North West of Springbrook House

Listing Date: 12 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 157156

Location: Churchill and Blakedown, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10

County: Worcestershire

District: Wyre Forest

Civil Parish: Churchill and Blakedown

Built-Up Area: Blakedown

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Churchill-in-Halfshire with Blakedown

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

SO 87 NE NW of Springbrook
House, Blakedown
- 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

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