Britannia Foundry

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The Britannia Foundry used to occupy the site opposite Harbour Station where the new Premier Inn is situated. (The Premier Inn replaced the Tax Office on the site). It was an iron foundry which served the quarrying, mining, shipbuilding and railway industries. The foundry closed in 1971.

A fuller account of the Britannia Foundry and its products can be found in this The Industrial Railway Society article

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