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PENTYRCH IRON FURNACE

Site Details



NPRN 34112

Map Reference ST18SW

Grid Reference ST12168313

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Pentyrch

Type of Site IRON WORKS

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description 1. Early 19th century; demolished and replaced by house estate.

2. Part of Pentyrch Ironworks. The furnaces provided pig iron for the nearby Pentyrch forge and rolling mill (34111); the sites were linked by the narrow gauge Melingriffith and Pentyrch Railway (91548).
B.A.Malaws, 07 September 1998.

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