Forge located between Heydon’s Cottage and outbuildings, Stretton on Dunsmore, 2018.
Image courtesy of Robert Vickers - owner of Heydon’s Cottage from the 1960s when his family bought and ran Borseley Stores
Forge from the side at the rear of Heydon’s Cottage, Stretton on Dunsmore, 2018.
Image courtesy of Robert Vickers - owner of Heydon’s Cottage from the 1960’s when his family bought and ran Borseley Stores
Description of this historic site
The site of a forge where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1905. The forge was situated in Stretton on Dunsmore.
Notes about this historic site
1 Smithy marked.
2 Probable 19th century buildings exist on the site. These are now undergoing a change of use and renovation. No obvious evidence for smithying.
- For the sources of these notes, see the
- Timetrail record
- produced by the Historic Environment Record.