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Monument record MDR3943 - Possible early lead-smelting site, Bole Hill, Grindleford

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bole Hill occurs in a Hardwick Manuscript of 1598. [Indicates an early lead smelting site.] (1) The hill is an area of extensive quarrying and spoil heaps. There is no surface evidence of smelting. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p 112.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 18-NOV-65.
  • <3> Index: OS. SK 27 NW 55. SK 27 NW 55.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1208. 1208.



Grid reference Centred SK 249 792 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1226

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Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 3:49PM

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