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Site record MDR5160 - Smithy Moor, Bloom Smithy and Blast Furnace

Type and Period (3)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 386614 Smithy Moor, Bloom Smithy and Blast Furnace. Bloomsmithy present in 1578. Blast furnace and forge by 1593. Furnace last referred to in 1650's. The bloomsmithy can be located by field names Near and Far Smithy Moor Close, and the furnace Near and Far Furnace Close, both on Stretton Tithe Map. Sites probably destroyed by railway. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Riden, P. 1985. A Gazetteer of Charcoal Blast Furnace Sites in Great Britain in use since 1660.



Grid reference Centred SK 386 614 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 22 2019 4:15PM

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