Bennebol Ironworks

Knutby, Sweden

The history of Bennebols Ironworks started in 1683, when Gustaf Otto Stenbock built there a blast furnace.A small ironworks village grew up to one of Uppland's many Walloon ironworks villages. Iron production ceased in 1884, but the village environment lives on, with a bailiff's residence that includes the ironworks office in one of the wings, a schoolhouse, a row of stables, remains of a charcoal house, a blast furnace, a roasting oven, and a town street lined with residences and barns.

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Bennebol, Knutby, Sweden
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Founded: 1683
Category: Industrial sites in Sweden
Historical period: Swedish Empire (Sweden)

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