Wortley Top Forge The world's oldest surviving heavy-iron forge, operated from 1620 to 1908. It earned a worldwide reputation for the quality of the railway axles produced in the 19th century. It was a pioneering example of integrated engineering, combining research, design, and manufacture and testing.
Erected: 25 March 1994
Plaque Colour: Grey
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Location: Wortley Top Forge Industrial Museum, Forge Lane
Metropolitan District: Barnsley Borough Council
Metropolitan District Ward: Penistone East
UK Parliament Constituency: Penistone and Stocksbridge