Butterley Ironworks and Codnor Park Forge 1790 – 1986
The Butterley Ironworks and Codnor Park Forge 1790 – 1986 “has been written to commemorate the 225th anniversary in 2015 of the founding of the Butterley Company (as Outram & Co), the 50th anniversary of the closing of Codnor Park Forge in 1965 and the 40th anniversary of the closing of Codnor Park Wagon Works in 1975.” Tim Castledine
The author writes a practical history of the foundry at Butterley. Also the forge and foundry at Codnor Park Forge. From its humble beginnings to subsequent greatness with the latter part of the book being about the author’s personal experiences. As the son of an employee and also as an employee himself.
The book contains many illustrations and photographs.
Written by Tim Castledine.
All proceeds go towards the ongoing restoration of the historic Cromford Canal.