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Engelsberg Ironworks
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Type of site: Cultural
Date: 17-18th century
Date of Inscription: 1993
Location: Europe, Sweden, Västmanland
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Description: In the 17th and 18th centuries Sweden was a leader in the iron field, owing to its production of superior grades of iron. Engelsberg Ironworks is the best-preserved and most complete site featuring this sort of Swedish ironworks. --WHMNet paraphrase from the description at WHC Site, where additional information is available.
  Engelsberg Ironworks is an ironworks in Engelsberg, a village in Fagersta Municipality in Västmanland, Sweden. It was built in 1681 and developed into one of the world's most modern ironworks in the period 1700-1800. It is today listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. --Wikipedia. Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.
Reference: 1. UNESCO World Heritage Center, Site Page.
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