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Monument record MDR5306 - Possible early lead smelting, Bolehill, Barlow

Type and Period (1)

  • ? (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

"The Bolehill" occurs in an unpublished document of 1587 in the Portland Collection, Notts County Record Office [Indicates early smelting site, lead or iron.] (1) Two patches of burnt earth were noted in 1965, possibly indicative of early smelting. However, no scoria was evident. (2) The location of the two patches of burnt earth does not appear to be recorded.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Cameron, K. 1959. 'The Place-Names of Derbyshire, Part II', English Place-Name Society. p204.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 15-OCT-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0222. 0222.



Grid reference SK 333 746 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1122

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2019 11:45AM

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