Photograph © Jim Woodward-Nutt
Finch Foundry, Sticklepath
Grid reference: SX 641 940
OS sheet: 191
Postcode: EX20 2NW
4 miles E of Okehampton, signposted in the centre of Sticklepath, off A30.
A unique, 19th century working water-powered forge. Four waterwheels drive machinery,
which includes a 250-year-old tilt hammer, drop hammer, fan, shears and grinding wheels,
all demonstrated daily. Worked, producing edge tools, until 1960. Now owned by the National Trust.
Opening times 2016
Early-March to October, daily, 11.00-17.00.
For more details see
National Mills Weekend opening times 2016
Saturday & Sunday, 11.00-17.00.
Ben Shapcott Foundry Manager, tel. 01837