Tyne and Wear HER(5987): Winlaton, Crowley's Ironworks - Details
Winlaton, Crowley's Ironworks
Metal Smelting Site
In 1691 Sir Ambrose Crowley acquired by lease a disused cornmill and four acres of land in Winlaton village. Not to be confused with his later works at Winlaton Mill (HER 1006), started in 1697.
<< HER 5987 >> Gateshead Council, 1992, Winlaton Ironworks, Restoration Scheme, Supporting Information; M.W. Flinn, 1962, Men of Iron - The Crowleys in the Early Iron Industry