Monument record MDR4912 - Lead smelting hearths, Shining Cliff, Alderwasley

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

[Area SK 334 524]. On the high ground immediately in the rear of the 'Bat House' [SMR 16104] are the traces of ancient 'boles' or lead hearths. (1) Extensive disturbance is evident in the area but dense bracken prevented close inspection. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1899. '"The Bat House" near Ambergate, Derbyshire', The Reliquary & Illustrated Archaeologist. Vol. 5, pp 73-79, illust.. p79.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 08-JUN-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 334 523 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR899

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Record last edited

Jun 28 2016 4:30PM

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