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