Broseley Pipeworks

Broseley Pipeworks information

Prices
adult/child £4.75/3.10
Opening hours
1-5pm mid-May–Sep
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This was once the biggest clay tobacco pipe-maker in the country, but the industry took a nose-dive after the introduction of pre-rolled cigarettes in the 1880s, and the factory was preserved much as the last worker left it when the last lights were turned off in 1957. The pipeworks is a 1-mile walk south of the river (cross the Ironbridge and follow the signs) on a winding lane that passes the old workers' cottages (ask the tourist office for the Jitties leaflet).