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CEFN CRIBWR IRONWORKS; BEDFORD IRONWORKS, CEFN CRIBWR, NEAR PYLE

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NPRN 34072

Map Reference SS88SE

Grid Reference SS85108345

Unitary (Local) Authority Bridgend

Old County Glamorgan

Community Cefn Cribwr

Type of Site IRON WORKS

Broad Class Industrial

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Remains of a charcoal-fuelled iron furnace built by John Bedford of Birmingham, after he acquired the estate in 1771.
A high-level charging ramp to the furnace with three calcining kilns, the ruins of the casting-house and a later 1820s beam-engine house survive.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 29 March 2000.

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