Clifton Furnace is an old cold blast charcoal furnace located near Clifton Forge. It was built with large, rough-hewn rectangular stones during 1846 and measured 34 feet square at the base with the sides and face tapering towards the top. The furnace went out of blast in 1854 and revamped in 1874. It was abandoned in 1877.
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