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Monument record MDR5927 - North Wingfield Furnace (possible site of), North Wingfield

Type and Period (3)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

North Winfield Furnace was supplied with charcoal from Bushy Park, and in May, 1662, 409 tons of raw iron were turned out. In May, 1666, 120 tons were sold at #5 3s. 4d. per ton. Ref. a letter book preserved among the MSS. at Renishaw kept between July, 1662, and August, 1666, by George Sitwell, of that place. (1) The site of this furnace was not established in field investigation in 1959. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Sitwell, G. 1888. 'A picture of the iron trade in the seventeenth century, Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Vol 10, pp 28-46. pp. 28, 33.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 WW 02-DEC-59.



Grid reference Centred SK 420 656 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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  • EDR734

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Record last edited

Oct 9 2017 2:08PM

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