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Lea Cut Iron Works

From Graces Guide
Redpath and Leigh double winch at Camden Lock, Regents Canal. It was originally used for working lock gates at Limehouse Lock, and relocated in 1972

of Church Row, Limehouse, London

Lea Cut Iron Works was located immediately south of the London and Blackwall Railway, where it crossed the Limehouse Cut. Church Row was to the east. See map[1]

1887 Redpath and Paris of Lea Cut Iron Works advertising 'A NEW STEAM YACHT, built under special survey, 35 tons (about), 58ft. long, 10ft, beam, 5ft. deep. and 3ft. draught, with very fine lines ; splendid fore-cabin, lofty and very roomy, w.c., &c.; steel locomotive boiler, with brass tubes, compound s.c. engines of newest type, copper condenser tinned; separate pumping engines, new patent 3-cylinder fan engine for forced draught ; most economical in fuel, bunkers can hold 3 tons of coal; speed thirteen and a half miles. For price and other particulars apply see above.' [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] London's Industrial Archaeology No 1 1979: 'Limehouse Lock and the 'GLIAS' winch at Camden Town' by Malcolm Tucker
  2. The Field - Saturday 10 December 1887