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TUBAL CAIN FOUNDRY;PENARTH FOUNDRY

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NPRN 40463

Map Reference ST17NE

Grid Reference ST18977586

Unitary (Local) Authority Cardiff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Butetown

Type of Site FOUNDRY

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site 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

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