SO1410 : Sirhowy Ironworks, Dukestown, Tredegar

near to Dukestown, Blaenau Gwent, Great Britain

Sirhowy Ironworks, Dukestown, Tredegar
Sirhowy Ironworks, Dukestown, Tredegar
The first furnace at Sirhowy was built in 1778.
It is hard now to envisage the huge furnaces that existed above these arches and the associated industrial complex at this site during the 19th century. See LinkExternal link .
In front of the arches is a large lump of iron and slag.
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2012
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Geograph (Third Visitor for SO1410)
Date Taken
Friday, 11 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Tredegar 
Former (from Tags)
Industrial Site  Iron Works 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1429 1009 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.9730N 3:14.6330W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 1427 1010
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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