Monument record MDR9987 - Lead bole, Bull Hill, Kirk Ireton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 273490. The site of a lead bole has been identified on the southern edge of the Low Peak at Bull Hill, Kirk Ireton. All that remains is a scooped-out hollow, the probable result of the bole having been broken up, its foundations ripped out and its perimeter walls dismantled for access and re-use as walling stone. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Kiernan, D & Van de Noort, R. 1992. 'Bole smelting in Derbyshire' in Boles and Smeltmills, eds. L Willies & D Cranstone. pp 19-21.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 273 490 (311m by 231m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish KIRK IRETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Feb 8 2011 2:29PM

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