Tyne and Wear HER(1006): Winlaton Mill, Crowley Iron Works

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    "Ironworks founded in 1691 by Ambrose Crowley. The large majority of the complex was erected between the late 1690s and 1718, with limited later additions and alterations. It consisted of a forge, slitting mill, plating (rolling) mill, steel furnaces, nail and file-makers workshops, warehouses, offices and housing. The Crowley Company also operated a similar complex at Swalwell, together with extensive workshops at Winlaton village. The Crowley works employed up to 1,000 people...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/1006
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 8 months ago
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