Engelsberg Ironworks World Heritage Site

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Engelsberg Ironworks
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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LocationÄngelsberg, Fagersta Municipality, Sweden
CriteriaCultural: (iv)
Reference556rev
Inscription1993 (17th session)
Area9.596 ha (23.71 acres)
Coordinates59°58′00″N 16°00′30″E / 59.96667°N 16.00833°E / 59.96667; 16.00833Coordinates: 59°58′00″N 16°00′30″E / 59.96667°N 16.00833°E / 59.96667; 16.00833
Engelsberg Ironworks is located in Sweden
Engelsberg Ironworks
Location of Engelsberg Ironworks in Sweden

Engelsberg Ironworks (Swedish: Engelsbergs bruk) is an ironworks in Ängelsberg, a village in Fagersta Municipality in Västmanland, Sweden. It was built in 1681 by Per Larsson Gyllenhöök (1645-1706) and developed into one of the world's most modern ironworks in the period 1700–1800. It is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1993.


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