Monument record MDR5017 - Possible early lead smelting site, Bole Hill, Wingerworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

"Bole Hill, S.W. of Wingerworth" is included in a "list of ancient bole or lead hearths". (1) Bole Hill, Wingerworth occurs as Role Hill in 1599 and Bole Hill in 1693. (2) No material evidence of lead smelting was seen in the indicated area. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Farey, J. 1811. A General View of the Agriculture and Minerals of Derbyshire, Vol. 1. p382.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part I. English Place-Name Society, Vol. XXVII.. p331.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 25-JUL-66.



Grid reference SK 366 659 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1381

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Record last edited

Jul 19 2012 8:16AM

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