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of Erdington, Birmingham
1754 The forge was visited and described by the Swedish industrial spy R. R. Angerstein. The forge was housed in a wooden building, which contained a water-driven hammer and finery and chafery hearths with water-powered bellows. The forge was owned by Messrs Knight and Spooner, who also owned a blast furnace to the west of Birmingham.
See VCH Warwickshire on Birmingham