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Monument record MDR7664 - Industrial features in King's Wood, Sheepbridge

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A number of earthwork features were noted in King's Wood, Sheepbridge, during field evaluation of adjacent fields in 1994. These features included a quarry with associated terrace way and minor workings, and a kiln, probably for white coal. Such kilns were used to dry wood for use in the lead-smelting process until the end of the 18th century. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Garton, D & Kennett, A. 1994. Sheepbridge, Chesterfield: Second Phase of Archaeological Field Evaluation. p 3.



Grid reference Centred SK 36088 74985 (226m by 190m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1600

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2014 4:50PM

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