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Latitude: 53.0743 / 53°4'27"N
Longitude: -3.0544 / 3°3'15"W
OS Eastings: 329455
OS Northings: 353526
OS Grid: SJ294535
Mapcode National: GBR 73.B8K9
Mapcode Global: WH88R.1ZSK
Entry Name: Brymbo Ironworks: Early Blast Furnace, Cast House & Foundry
Scheduled Date: 7 November 1991
Source ID: 3811
Cadw Legacy ID: DE202
Schedule Class: Industrial
Category: Industrial monument
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
County: Wrexham (Wrecsam)
Built-Up Area: Wrexham
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The monument consists of the remains of an industrial monument, dating to the 18th or 19th century, particluarly a blast furnace which is on the site of earlier industrial remians. The furnace consists of a rectangular masonry stack enclosing the furnace interior where the iron was smelted. To the south are a contemporary cast house, a foundry and beyond that a stone building known as the pattern maker's shop.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of 18th or 19th century industrial practices. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structure itself may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques. An industrial monument may be part of a larger cluster of monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value. The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.
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