Blists Hill Victorian town, Shropshire, United Kingdom
Blists Hill Victorian town, Shropshire, United Kingdom, 2017-08-31.
Blists Hill is a recreation of a Victorian town and many of it’s industries during the 18th and 19th Centuries located 3km away from Ironbridge. The museum town features the orginal blast furnace where the struts for the famous bridge were rolled, pressed and cast as well as other authentic and recreated architecture. Expert guides and demonstrators re-enact the characters and trades of the time, like wood carvers, mill workers, iron mongers, printers, locksmiths and more.
- Chris Griffiths
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- Iron Bridge - BBC Travel