Monument details

HER Number:243
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Warmingham Iron Furnace

Summary

Warmingham Iron Furnace is situated on the River Wheelock, to north of Warmingham Village. It is on the Crewe estate and was tenanted in 1677 by Richard Foley of Longton. Evidence of crude iron extraction has been found in the river.


Parish:WARMINGHAM, CREWE AND NANTWICH, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • DAM (AD 17TH CENTURY to AD 18TH CENTURY - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • FINERY (Forge/Smithy, AD 17TH CENTURY to AD 18TH CENTURY - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • FURNACE (Smelting furnace, AD 17TH CENTURY to AD 18TH CENTURY - 1600 AD to 1799 AD)
  • WATERMILL (AD 17TH CENTURY to AD 18TH CENTURY - 1600 AD to 1799 AD (?))



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