Forge d'Aube

    Full details

    English titleAube’s smithy / Aube’s foundry
    Authors & editors

    Lecherbonnier, Yannick [Author]

    Publisher Inventaire General SPADEM
    Year of publication 2001

    French (main text)

    Medium Book

    Mining & extraction > Iron
    People and communities > People, families & firms


    Scope & contentSummary Translation

    A short tour guide on the museum on metallurgy in Pays D’Ouche, an historical region of Normandy. This guide focuses on the iron works in Aube, a commune of Pays D’Ouche. Specifically looks at the development of iron works in the area. Includes images or ironwork such as Roman objects and diagrams. Gives information on the history and family tries of those who owned and worked at the iron foundry/ smithy for example Charles de Courdemanche. Discusses hydropower and the ovens used to create the iron.

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229216

    • Shelf location: W 11-LEC
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection