Finch Foundry

Important notice -

Finch Foundry is now closed for the winter. We will reopen on Wednesday 30 March 2022.

The last working water-powered forge in England

More about this place

Finch Foundry

History

The Finch's

Tools on display at Finch Foundry, Devon

The missing 34 years 

What happened to Finch Foundry when the Finch family business closed down?

Finch Foundry

Art and collections

A billhook being used for hedging

Tools for the job 

Spring time tools for farmers, thatchers and gardeners.

Rebecca's chair, Finch Foundry, Devon

Rebecca's chair 

Rebecca Finch owned and ran Finch Foundry from 1885 to 1891. Although this was a short period of time, Rebecca made big changes to the business.

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Finch Foundry on the National Trust Collections website