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Lowmoor Ironworks of Bradford
See Low Moor Co.
1790 The famous blast furnaces at Low Moor, near Bradford, were established by the firm of Hird, Dawson Hardy
1791 Company commenced business
Two cannon (Napoleonic) and a Cupola. Exhibit at Bradford Industrial Museum
Until 1920s were owned by members of the same families, latterly the Rt. Hon. Gathorne Gathorne-Hardy, afterwards Earl of Cranbrook, and the Hon. Alfred Erskine Gathorne-Hardy, the Railway Commissioner.