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Found to the north of Aberystwyth, this charcoal-fired blast-furnace was constructed c.1755. It was used for smelting iron ore, brought in up the Afon Dyfi from Cumbria, with a mill-wheel that was powered by the nearby River Einion.

The furnace was fuelled by local woodland, and was in use for 50 years with various owners and leaseholders, before it was abandoned c.1810.

In later years it became a sawmill, with a new water-wheel still seen today.

The grounds and mill-wheel are all accessible to the public, free of charge, and the River Eionion waterfall is well worth a visit, however sadly there is now no entry to the building itself.

Under-16s must be accompanied.

Guide dogs only.

No smoking.

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