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Derwentcote Steel Furnace

From £0.00
Forge Lane
County Durham
NE17 7RS

Tel: +44 0191 269 1205

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Derwentcote Steel Furnace

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    Recent Reviews:

    • MedEngland
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Earliest, last and most complete Cementation Furnace in Britain
      4 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 6th May 2015
      This historic building complex is owned by English Heritage and is the earliest (c1730), last and most complete cementation furnace in Britain. Cementation is the process of taking Wrought Iron and... Read full review


    Provider Features

    • In countryside


    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking


    • Picnic Site

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted - Dogs allowed on leads.

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Access Information

    Opening Times

    Derwentcote Steel Furnace (2 Jan 2017 - 29 Mar 2018)

    * Grounds open at any reasonable time (no access to Furnace). Closed 24-26 Dec and 1 Jan.

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    10 miles south west of Newcastle, on A694 between Rowlands Gill and Hamsterley.

    Public Transport Directions

    Train: Metro Centre, Gateshead, 7 miles
    Bus: Go North East 45/46 Newcastle - Consett

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