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Dyfi Furnace, near Machynlleth

Location
Grid reference: SN 685 951
OS sheet: 135
Postcode: SY20 8PD
On A487 Aberystwyth to Machynlleth road at Furnace. Car park opposite.

A charcoal-burning blast furnace built in 1755, which produced pig-iron for some 50 years. Later converted to a sawmill. The present spectacular waterwheel dates from this change of use.

Opening times 2017
Daily, 10.00-16.00. No access to interior.

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Saturday and Sunday, 10.00-16.00. No access to interior.

Contact
Cadw, Julie Evans, site facilities officer, tel. 01222 826185.

Email
julie.evans@wales.gsi.gov.uk

Web site
http://cadw.wales.gov.uk/daysout/dyfifurnace/?lang=en