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Demolition of Old Sherwood Iron Foundry, Nottingham Road, Mansfield, c 2005

Sherwood Iron Foundry (James Maude Ltd) on Forest Road closed in 2004 and the site was redeveloped for housing in 2006-07. Sherwood Foundry was the last remaining foundry in Mansfield and was of particular historic significance. Records suggest that there had been a foundry on Forest Road since the early 18th Century, and that it had some claim to fame for providing the decorative cast-iron lamp-s…