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Free Steel Furnace Tours, Derwentcote Steel Furnace

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am

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Find out how iron was turned into steel hundreds of years ago at Derwentcote Steel Furnace with English Heritage. A rare opportunity to see inside this 18th century furnace which is a Grade 1 Listed Building and is one of the few remaining examples of this type of furnace in the country.

Our free guided walk programme is run by our team of dedicated and knowledgeable Volunteer Guides. Key features of the tours include handling objects, a tour the interior of the conical furnace building, which has been previously closed to the public, and a tour of the archaeological remains of various iron/steel works – including a crucible furnace, worker’s cottages and water wheel.

All tours start at 11am and last approx. 45 minutes. Tours take place on:
📆 Sat 2nd April | Sat 16th April | Sun 24th April | Wed 4th May | Sat 14th May | Wed 18th May | Sat 28th May | Sat 11th June | Sun 26th June | Wed 29th June
👉 Booking required.

Details

Date:
May 14
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Venue

Land of Oak & Iron Heritage Centre
Spa Well Road, Winlaton Mill, Blaydon
Gateshead,NE21 6RUUnited Kingdom
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