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Rice and Co, Eagle Foundry, Northampton.
1875 William Rice died.
The foundry was sited on part of the Phipps Brewery premises since William's wife was Ann Phipps, daughter of Pickering Phipps, and remained there until 1928 when a new foundry was built in South Bridge Road; the offices remained in Bridge St. until 1950. 
1870-1940 the foundry produced a huge variety of iron castings, such as lamp posts, manhole covers, gulley grates, kitchen stoves and ranges, ornamental fireplaces, gates and railings, stable fittings, road signs, even spiral staircases and skylight frames. After WW2 they were making textile machinery, presses, machine tools, compressors, pumps, generator engines, pipe fittings, valves, power transmissions and many other applications. 
1963 Arthur Rice died.
1975 A separate foundry was set up at Round Spinney to produce high precision castings (RSM Castings).