Finch Foundry

Inside Finch Foundry, Devon

Learn about Victorian industry in Sticklepath

To have all your questions answered about the history of Finch Foundry a visit is a must, but this will give you an idea of what to expect.

Activities

Upcoming events

Sensory explorer trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
11:00-14:30
Are you up for exploring both Finch Foundry and Lydford Gorge with all five senses?
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Eating

A bowl of squash soup

The best service station off the A30 

The tea-room's a good place to have a break from your journey, or meet up with family and friends.

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Shopping

Gifts for all

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Our work

Ben Shapcott, Foundry Manager, Finch Foundry, Devon

A typical day, or not so typical day 

A Foundry Manager needs a myriad of skills and great flexibility to face the challenges of an average day.

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History

The Finch's

Turnip hook made at Finch Foundry, Devon

Tools for winter jobs 

A tool for every job

Tools on display at Finch Foundry, Devon

The missing 34 years 

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

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Art and collections

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