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Tubal Cain Foundry;penarth Foundry

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NPRN40463
Map ReferenceST17NE
Grid ReferenceST1897075860
Unitary (Local) AuthorityCardiff
Old CountyGlamorgan
CommunityButetown
Type Of SiteFOUNDRY
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
1. 19th century dockside iron foundry.

2. Built c.1869-7, the foundry casting house is a single storey large rectangular brick building with thirteen semi-circular headed windows to the west wall. The north and south gables have opposed semi-circular headed entrances. The roof is supported on a series of wrought-iron trusses, providing an unusual example of an open tie-bar trussed roof.
(Source: Site File GL/Industrial/ST17NE Penarth Foundry, from notes by Dylan J. Roberts)
J Hill 12/05/2004