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PENTYRCH FORGE

Site Details



NPRN 34111

Map Reference ST18SW

Grid Reference ST12558265

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Pentyrch

Type of Site IRON WORKS

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. 1840, forge and rolling mill building with elaborate cast iron roof and arcades; survived prior to demolition in 1977.

2. Part of Pentyrch Ironworks. Pig iron from Pentyrch Furnaces (34412) was reheated and rolled into plates for the Melingriffith Tinplate works (40456); the three sites were linked by the narrow gauge Melingriffith and Pentyrch Railway (91548).
B.A.Malaws, 07 September 1998.

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