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Gravendal a minor locality in Ludvika Municipality, Dalarna County, Sweden with a population of about 40.


Gravendal was founded by Sebastian Grave (1684-1748) in 1720 to meet the rising demand for Lumber. [1] Reaching a peak avtivity between the years 1881 thru 1909.[2] Located at the site was a saw, mill, trip hammer, sheetmetal smithy and nail smithy. Gravendal became among other things, known for the horseshoes forged there.[3]


Gravendal has given its name to one of Sweden's best-selling cider produced by spendrups brewery.


Coordinates: 60°2′N 14°30′E / 60.033°N 14.500°E / 60.033; 14.500