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Monument record MDR8120 - Skelper Forge and Wheel (disused), Eckington

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

Skelper Forge and Wheel, with its two ponds, was sited on a tributary running into the River Moss from the south. The ponds are not shown on the enclosure map of 1796, but must have been constructed by 1809 as the dam supposedly burst in January of that year. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Stroud, G. 1996. The Value of the Fairbank Collection as a Resource for the Study of Landscape Change (in) Eckington. p 78.



Grid reference SK 39763 79825 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 10 2017 2:18PM

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