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Stack Square and Engine Row, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire.

J B. Lowe

Stack Square and Engine Row, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire.

by J B. Lowe

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Published by UWIST Welsh School of Architecture in Cardiff .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesIron industry Housing Papers -- no. 1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13680431M

Stack Square Services, Elgam Avenue, Blaenavon, NP4 9QT, Office: Mobile: Email: Stack Square Services is a trading name of Richard Parry. Explore genealogy for John Bryan born Blaenavon, Monmouthshire including ancestors + more in the free family tree community. Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, 11 Engine Row. Surname recorded as Bryant. With siblings & parents. Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, 3 Stack Square. Labourer at blast furnace. With siblings & parents.

A fascinating insight into the social history of industrial Britain can be gained by glimpsing into the past at the reconstructed company shop and the refurbished workers’ cottages, at Stack Square and Engine 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome, as . Close by are the key workers’ cottages at Engine Row and Stack Square. The monument is of national and international importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the Industrial Revolution. With its exceptional range of surviving structures, Blaenavon is the best preserved blast furnace complex of its period and type in the world.

Is this your ancestor? Explore genealogy for Margaret (Jones) O'Brien born Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom died Blaenavon, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom including research + children + more in the free family tree community. Stack Square is a small group of cottages in Blaenavon. It was featured in the BBC television series Coal House, which was a reality TV series shown on BBC One Wales in October In the series, three Welsh families are transported back to the south Wales coalfield conditions of the s.


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Stack Square and Engine Row, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire by J B. Lowe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stack Square and Engine Row, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire; (Iron industry housing papers) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Stack Square and Engine Row, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire; (Iron industry housing papers).

Buildings form three sides of a square around the ruined base of the engine house chimney stack. The south range is called Engine Row. Construction is of rubble stone outer walls, with red brick door and window heads. Windows have stone sills and iron frames. North and south ranges restored in.

Blaenavon Ironworks began production in and Stack Square was built between to house part of its workforce. It is a U-shaped block of which the south row is known Blaenavon Engine Row, with a truck shop at the south-west corner.

It was originally known as Shop Square but acquired its more recent name when a boiler stack was built in the. Stack Square Services Providing a customer focused business serving South Wales and the West, specialising in Multi Fuel, Solid Fuel & Wood Burning Stoves, Flues & Chimneys.

We pride ourselves on safe, efficient and attractive installations and the servicing of all types of solid fuel appliances. NPRN Map Reference SO20NW. Grid Reference SO Unitary (Local) Authority Torfaen. Old County Monmouthshire.

Community Blaenavon. Type of Site DWELLING. Broad Class DOMESTIC. Period Post Medieval. Slide of RCAHMW colour oblique aerial photograph of Stack Square, Blaenavon, taken by Toby Driver, Blaenavon Ironworks began production in and Stack Square was built between to house part of its workforce.

It is a U-shaped block of which the south row is known as Engine Row, with a truck shop at the south-west corner. Old Ironworks, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire (continued) The series of photographs below shows Stack Square and its workers cottages built circa frighteningly close to the ironworks.

Above: Stack Square, viewed from the west. Above: Blaenavon ironworks, including Stack Square and Engine Row. Download this stock image: Workers' Cottages at the Blaenavon Ironworks Site in Monmouthshire South Wales - B1YXTT from Alamy's library of millions of.

including Engine Row, Stack Square, Bunker’s Row, Staffordshire Row and Shepherd’s Square. Throughout the first fifty years of the Blaenavon venture, the settlement expanded westward to the area now occupied by the Sidney Gilchrist Thomas Industrial Trading Estate.

Rows of small cottages. Blaenavon Ironworks - Engine Row. Engine Row cottages were built about to house key workers at the ironworks, who would have classed these iron company houses as comfortable and spacious.

By the houses were lived in by labouring families. Further information about Engine Row and Stack Square cottages can be found on the Cadw website. Iron production began inand Blaenavon became one of the most important iron-producing towns in the world by the early 19 th Century.

There’s also a fascinating glimpse into the lives of workers thanks to the reconstructed houses in Stack Square and Engine Row, and the reconstructed company shop. Admission is free. Of the late eighteenth century industrial workers' housing, which developed in association with the ironworks, little survives within HLCA apart from Stack Square and Engine Row.

Stack Square was built between to house part of the Blaenavon Ironworks workforce and comprises a U-shaped block of which the southern wing is known as. Books. Latest books Search books. Trending. Members. Whilst the ironmasters had provided good quality housing for the workforce, particularly at Stack Square and Engine Row, the rapid increase in the population of the Blaenavon area meant that demand outstripped supply and makeshift accommodation was required to house the surplus workforce.

Find the perfect blaenavon stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now. This is Engine Row, which formed one side of Stack Square. These cottages faced outwards and have permanently furnished interiors to show how they may have looked inand then in This is the cottage as it may have looked inand is meant to illustrate the dwelling of an experienced iron worker, who had moved from Shropshire.

Any good sources of information regarding workers at Blaenavon. Several of my ancestors worked in the furnace(s) there. Blaenavon Ironworks (Monmouthshire) Page 1. The Monmouthshire Free Press for 2nd December reported an “excellent” temperance meeting – though not a large number of people had attended – held that Tuesday, at which Philip was one of the speakers.

He was booked for forty-three Sunday services in In January Wesley Chapel, Blaenavon, was added to his ministry. Blaenavon Ironworks, the setting of the award-winning BBC television series Coal House, is the most significant feature within the Blaenavon Industrial ironworks, which commenced production inis the best preserved blast furnace complex of its period and type in the world and is one of the most important monuments to have survived from the early part of the industrial.

Old Ironworks, Blaenavon, Monmouthshire Photography by John Ball, 18th April Houses were built around three sides of Stack Square, forming a U shape. Engine Row (above) was the name given to the cottages on the south-west side of the square.

Now turn to Page 2: Images of Wales Back to Webpage Archive. Please write. The Blaenavon Ironworks in south east Wales is a monument to the early part of the industrial revolution. Opened inthis multi furnace ironworks used the then cutting-edge technology of steam power to provide the blast.

Stack Square is a row of houses on the site of the ironworks where some of the foundry workers and their families lived. Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, in and around Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales, was inscribed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in The Blaenavon Ironworks, now a museum, was a major centre of iron production using locally mined or quarried iron ore, coal and materials and products were transported via horse-drawn tramroads, canals and steam railways.Built against the rear of the larger building is a brick chimney, square in its lower part, and angling inwards to a circular, partially demolished upper part.

Reasons for Listing. Part of Scheduled Ancient Monument Mm Included for its group value as part of the internationally important Blaenavon Ironworks. Recommended Books.Stack Square Services, Blaenavon. likes. Installers of wood burning & multi-fuel stoves, stove and flue servicing and testing, lead work and flashing repairs, HETAS trained and certified.