Ironbridge

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Ironbridge[dead link] is an important historic location in Shropshire, England.

The world’s first iron bridge
Buildwas Abbey

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THIS BRIDGE WAS CAST AT COALBROOK DALE AND ERECTED IN THE YEAR MDCCLXXIX

—Ironbridge’s inscription

Ironbridge Gorge is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is one of the “birthplaces of industry” and central to the story of the Industrial Revolution in Great Britain.

Ironbridge Gorge is on the River Severn, 5 miles (8 km) south of Telford in Shropshire. Take junction 4 from the M54, and follow the brown and white traffic signs.

52.681-2.4411 Telford Central station (+44 8457 484950) in Telford is 5 miles (8 km) north of Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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