Furnace, Ceredigion

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Dyfi Furnace
Dyfi Furnace
Furnace is located in Ceredigion
Furnace shown within Ceredigion
OS grid reference SN684951
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SY20
Dialling code 01654
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
52°32′17″N 3°56′27″W / 52.53803°N 3.94092°W / 52.53803; -3.94092Coordinates: 52°32′17″N 3°56′27″W / 52.53803°N 3.94092°W / 52.53803; -3.94092

Furnace (Welsh: Ffwrnais) is a hamlet in Ceredigion, Wales on the A487 trunk road from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth, near Eglwysfach.

It is the location of the Dyfi Furnace, used from the 1750s to the 19th century to make pig iron with charcoal as fuel. The site had been used the Silver Mills of the Society of Mines Royal.

External links

  • www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Furnace and surrounding area

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