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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100649
English Heritage Legacy ID: 157156
Location: Churchill and Blakedown, Wyre Forest, Worcestershire, DY10
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
CHURCHILL & BLAKEDOWN Springbrook Forge
SO 87 NE NW of Springbrook
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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