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The densely-wooded, mineral-rich Severn Gorge was the "birthplace of the Industrial Revolution". In 1709, Abraham Darby (1677-1717) was the first to use coke for smelting iron, replacing traditional charcoal. His experiments rapidly revolutionised the iron industry making the construction of buildings such as the Iron Bridge possible. A number of sites along the gorge now form an important industrial museum providing an insight into the industry ( Museum of Iron) and life in the gorge ( Blists Hill Open Air Museum, Colport China Museum).

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  • end Mar-early Nov: 10am-5pm; rest of year: 10am-4pm or 5pm depending on sites

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    • Language: fra
    • Position : With friends


    très jolie


    comme d'habitude en Angleterre, pas de place de parking

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