Monument record MDR9988 - Lead boles (possible site of), Bull Hill, Hulland Ward

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 287473. The site of two possible lead boles has been identified at Bull Hill, Hulland Ward, in the form of two grassed-over hollows. A scooped-out hollow is thought to be all that would remain after the bole had 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.



Grid reference Centred SK 286 473 (180m by 259m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Feb 7 2011 3:40PM

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