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Dyfi Furnace, Machynlleth

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4.1/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Dyfi Furnace is a restored mid 18th century charcoal fired blast furnace used for smelting iron ore. It has given its name to the adjoining hamlet of Furnace (Ffwrnais).LocationThe Dyfi Furnace is in the village of Furnace, Ceredigion, Wales, adjoining the A487 trunk road from Machynlleth to Aberystwyth, near Eglwysfach.
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  • Iconic piece of roadside history and home to a colony of lesser horseshoe bats, Dyfi furnace is worth a short stop. 4/5 information boards set the scene and reveal the history of this waterwheel and i...  read more »
  • We parked in the parking area over the road to Dyfi furnace and just popped over to have a look around. Fascinating building- a charcoal powered blast furnace for the production of iron from 1755. Wou...  read more »
  • One of the lovely staff at Plas Dolgoug recommended visiting this furnace. It was fascinating and in such a beautiful setting next to the river and just down from a stunning waterfall which could easi...  read more »
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