Motjärnshyttan

Motjärnshyttan, Sweden

Motjärnshyttan is one of the largest and best preserved forges in Värmland. It was founded by Finnish emigrants in 1643, but it was moved to the current place in 1700. The manufacturing continued until 1916. The current forge dates from 1853.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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Founded: 1643
Category: Industrial sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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