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My husband wanted to see these, so we stopped, it was ok, not much information, I was pleased... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sheila565
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Preston, United Kingdom
By the roadside near Ironbridge

We came across these fascinating furnaces on the roadside as we travelled to Ironbridge so we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kishere t
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loughborough
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband wanted to see these, so we stopped, it was ok, not much information, I was pleased however to see the cover over them, to keep them safe.

Thank sheila565
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pull of the road for a minute and see the original furnaces used in the making of iron. it's free folks!

Thank mvann4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across these fascinating furnaces on the roadside as we travelled to Ironbridge so we stopped to have a closer look. Amazing relict from the Industrial Age.

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 11 June 2018

These furnaces must have looked like hell when in full production, iron making was the major industry and they would have supplied the raw materiel for manufacture

1  Thank 7blackdog7
Reviewed 9 June 2018

It is really good that they have put a canopy over to protect what is left of the original blast furnace the size of these must of being immense if this is a small part of what is left. It is good that they have...More

Thank EthAme46
Reviewed 5 June 2018

As many others have said it is what it is. The remains of a piece of industrial history. What is really good is how the museums have arranged it so you can walk around (above) it & look inside there is plenty of information so...More

1  Thank family147
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Great piece of history. You can walk right around the furnaces. We didnt stay long but was full of info. Parking fee apply but £3 parking lets you park in other places like the tile museum for the day

Thank 863heidiv
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Although its only the ruins of the furnace, it is well presented and gives you an idea of the scale of the iron works that must have been all along the banks in the gorge. You can only imagine the working conditions there, the heat...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The Bedlam Iron Furnaces in Ironbridge (possibly where they forged the iron for the bridge) are a wonderful preserved relic of the industrial age - over 200 years old. Now under a protective canopy, and with new railings up, you can no longer get a...More

Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Worth pulling into the lay by to have look when visiting the area. Easy to find and cant miss the furnaces on the side of the road out of town

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