Monument record MDR4163 - Lead smelting site, Baslow
Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
"Baslow, N.E. of the Colliery" is included in a "list of ancient boles or lead hearths" "Bowles Hill Piece" (a) (cf. Bolehull, c. 1386) (1-2) No evidence of Medieval lead working was noted in the vicinity of Baslow. (3) Place name evidence suggests a smelting area-'Bowles Hill Piece' as noted on the tithe apportionment in 1849, while reference is made to 'Bolehill' about 1386
- <1> SDR6682 Bibliographic reference: Farey, J. 1811. A General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire, Vol. 1. p382.
- <2a> SDR15307 Map:
- <2b> SDR5940 Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part I. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXVII.. p42.
- <3> SDR6339 Personal Observation: F1 FRH 30-NOV-65.
- <4> SDR18307 Index: NDAT. NDAT 0271. 0271.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 25 72 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||BASLOW AND BUBNELL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Sep 1 2016 10:19AM