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The seven Gorge site has been designated a world heritage site. Use the sources, and your own knowledge, to explain why this site is Considered to be so important

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Shaun Williams Study all of the sources Question 6 The seven George site has been designated a world heritage site. Use the sources, and your own knowledge, to explain why this site is Considered to be so important The seven George has been designated a world heritage site for the simple reason that it Is seen to be such an important site. It is where the iron revolution began. In this piece of coursework I am going to study all of the sources and my own knowledge to explain why the seven George is seen to be so important. Source A shows the importance of the seven George site because it shows that Darby moved to the Coalbrookdale area and took out a lease on works which were made up of an old blast furnace and some forges. From what started as a small sustainable business he then built up a large profitable one. He cast iron goods in sand out of the blast furnace, which was fuelled by using wood charcoal. Later on he went onto using pit coal to power the furnace this was a technological advance to the iron industry. ...read more.

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Source D shows the importance of the seven George site because it shows a number of furnaces in use, also shows that a lot of woods have been cut down. Source E shows the importance of the seven George site because it's a map showing a number of ironworks, raw materials, transportation it gives us a full under standing about how things were run. It shows the raw materials were made into the finished goods in the area. It shows good transportation links (turnpike trusts) roads rivers etc. so they could move their products from one place to another more easily. Source F shows the importance of the seven George site because the first ever iron bridge was built there. It had one big arch and was made from cast iron (nothing had ever been made before). It shows the skill of the people who built the bridge. They had built something no one had ever built before. The source shows that the family was thinking about efficiency (wagon ways made of iron rather than wood). All materials were found on or near by. ...read more.

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It shows another use of iron. Source L shows the importance of the seven George site because it's a reconstruction of a toll house, it shows good transport (roads) these roads are known as turnpike roads. Maybe they used roads to transport iron goods. Source M shows the importance of the seven George site because it's a reconstruction of a candle makers workshop. It shows a growing business in the Coalbrookdale area (people used candles for lighting their homes) shown a growing population around Coalbrookdale. the site was important because of other industries as well as iron. There are lots of reasons for why the seven George site is seen to be so important. The site is seen to be very important. The site is seen to be where the industrial revolution began. (Very important). The site is not just important in Britain! but also throughout the entire world! The industrial revolution began in Britain and other countries followed. The site is very important because it is one of only a few world heritage sites. The site has been preserved as much as possible and there are a number of museum sites so that the importance of the site and so it can be remembered. Thousands visit the site each year. ...read more.

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