SK 250524. Excavation in Brough Field, Shiningford Farm. Three main phases of occupation were 125-50 AD, c200 AD and fourth century. In the first there were two ovens or furnaces, one associated with lead working. In the second phase there was an iron working furnace. In the first phase the buildings were of timber, in the second, stone. In the third phase these had been demolished and replaced by timber structures. (1)
Additional reference. (2)
For Roman lead working in Carsington, see:
Roman Settlement (Carsington Site A), (SMR3209)
Roman Farmstead (Carsington Site B), (SMR3222)
Roman Settlement in Carsington, (SMR3244)
Lead pigs in pit, (SMR32432)
Roman Road, Buxton to Derby ('The Street'), (SMR99030)
Roman Pottery, (SMR3219)
Roman lead pig, (SMR3251)
Roman inscribed weighted lead pig, (SMR3252)
Bibliographic reference: Britannia 12 1981 333.
Bibliographic reference: Current Archaeol 75 1981 125-6.
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Centred SK 249 521 (708m by 1055m) (Centre)
CARSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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