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Open Day at Hoylandswaine Nail Forge

Date Monday 27th May 2019
Time 11:00 until 15:30
Meet At adjoining 355 Barnsley Road, Hoylandswaine
Not a postal address. In village street near the 'Lord Nelson'.
Organised By South Yorkshire Trades Historical Trust
Bus Route Infrequent buses from Barnsley or Penistone
Description Open Day at Britain's only surviving nail forge with original hearth, chimney and bellows. Guides will tell you about the skills involved, the hard lives of the nailmaking families, and the long decline of the trade. Free admission; donations welcome. Allow about 20-30 minutes.
Contact Derek Bayliss
Phone No. 0114 230 7693
Email v,bayliss [at]
Type of Event Local History
Primary Focus General Interest
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible Yes
Suitable for Families Yes