A map of Crich Chase dated 1683 marks a 'sinder heap' within the large meander of the River Amber, together with the partial depiction of an 'old goyte' leading from the river to the heap and a short distance beyond. The goit presumably originally led back to the river, but fading of the map meant its line could not be discerned. (1) The field is called 'Great Smithy Holme' on the Tithe Map of 1849. (2)
Map: Halton, I. 1683. Crich Chase in the Parish of Criche.
Map: 1849. Map of Crich Township in the County of Derby.
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Centred SK 35579 51660 (223m by 224m)
RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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