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 2018
3rd March to 28th October, daily, 11.00-17.00. 3rd
November to 23rd December, Saturday & Sunday 11.00 - 15.00.
For more details see
National Mills Weekend opening times 2018
Saturday & Sunday, 11.00-17.00.
Ben Shapcott Foundry Manager, tel. 01837