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Forges de Savignac-Ledrier

Savignac-Ledrier, France
+33 5 53 52 75 59
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Historic forge

Time stands still at this remarkable industrial forge that once produced quality cast iron and... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Laurie W
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Calne, United Kingdom
Misleading to say it is near Nontron

I know this scenic industrial site well (live just 25km away). Went there today out of season in... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2015
Andy D
,
Corrèze, Limousin, France
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Sep 24, 2017
“Historic forge”
Apr 21, 2015
“Misleading to say it is near Nontron”
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Savignac-Ledrier, France
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Time stands still at this remarkable industrial forge that once produced quality cast iron and actually only finally stopped in 1975. Well worth a stroll around for free or book an inexpensive guided tour to go inside and see it all close up. Unique place.

Thank Laurie W
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

I know this scenic industrial site well (live just 25km away). Went there today out of season in the glorious sunny & warm Spring weather. Public access is permitted year round (even though the guided tours are not available & buildings are not open). Even...More

Thank Andy D
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Reviewed June 24, 2013

I enjoyed the English speaking tour. Impressed by the technical knowledge of the guide "Annie" Fantastic history of metallurgic development through the ages, from crude cast iron water wheels, through wrought iron and the development of steel. The site is still being developed as an...More

Thank steveandpatsy
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