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Finch Foundry

Visiting

Opening hours

Whole Property open 17 Mar - 4 Nov 2012 from 11am - 5pm

Contact

Tel. 01837 840046

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Set amid beautiful Dartmoor countryside in the village of Sticklepath, this last remaining water-powered forge in England gives a unique insight into village life in the 19th century. In its heyday the foundry made 400 tools a day, including sickles, scythes and shovels for West Country farmers and miners. Note: narrow entrance to car park: Height restrictions apply.

Don't miss:

¡ Demonstrations and tours of the machinery every hour.
¡ Watch the large waterwheels driving the tilt hammer and grindstone.
¡ Learn about the lives of the foundry owners and workers.

Sticklepath, Okehampton, Devon EX20 2NW.

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