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Twelve miles north of Aberystwyth along A487 is Dyfi Furnace, which was a coal-fired blast furnace, used to smelt iron ore and was constructed around 1755.

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Dyfi Furnace is an industrial heritage site and located adjacent to the road.


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Dyfi Furnace was constructed downstream from a waterfall in the River Einion and water flowed through a sluice gate to turn the large water wheel, which operated a pair of bellows to provide compressed air for the operation of the furnace.

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Links to Our Visit in 2008 to Wales

Wales Home Page

The Mid-Wales Border

Aberystwyth

Devil's Bridge

Mountains and Seashore

Castell y Bere

Dyfi River Valley

Along the Way

Harlech Castle

Snowdonia

Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Criccieth Castle

Anglesey Island

Beaumaris Castle

Llangollen

Rug Chapel



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