Wilsontown Iron Works

Location type

Works

Name and dates

Wilsontown Iron Works (1779-1842)

, Scotland
Served by the Wilsontown Iron Works Waggonway.

Description

This iron works was built over the Mouse Water, the stream running under the works in a culvert, to the north of the village of Forth at a location formerly known as Forkens. It was the first iron works in Lanarkshire.

Tags

Iron works

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
10/02/2020


Dates

  /  /1804Wilsontown Iron Works Waggonway
Opened from Climpy collieries to Wilsontown Iron Works by John Wilson.

Books


Old Forth: With Wilsontown, Climpy, Braehead, Haywood, Auchengray, Woolfords and Tarbrax