ASM International has designated Forge of Fontenay An historical landmark "The Forge of Fontenay, erected around 1220 as a part of the Abbey of Fontenay, is the first metallurgical factory in Europe and the palce of the invention of the hydraulic hammer. This invention became the basis of Industrial manufacturing of iron in Europe."

Photo of Forge of Fontenay black plaque
Elliott Brown on Flickr
Photo of Forge of Fontenay black plaque
Elliott Brown on Flickr

The Forge - Fontenay Abbey - Marmagne, Côte-d'Or, Montbard
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by ASM International in 1996

Colour: black

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