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History of the Lewes phoenix

The Phoenix Iron and Steel Works also known as: The Phoenix Foundry, The Phoenix Ironworks, John Every Ltd and the East Sussex Engineering Company was central to the working lives of a great many Lewes families during its 154 year history.
Established in 1832 in a small building at the bottom of North Street by John Every, the blast for the original furnace was provided by a horse driven fan. It grew into a modern prosperous business producing very high quality iron and steel work.
Artemis Arts have been awarded a generous grant by the Heritage Lottery to help preserve the history of this important Lewes industry.

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