Monument record MDR15092 - Morrell's Wood forge (site of), south of Heage

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Morrells Wood is the site of a very ancient forge. Old cinders can still be found. The woodland has been coppiced for centuries, as were all the woods in Morley Park. The old Frith surveys show only oaks standing as mature trees. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Judge, T (Ripley Historical Group). 1993. Some places of interest in Heage Village.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3762 4812 (130m by 234m)
Civil Parish RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

May 13 2019 4:23PM

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