Bloomery (Iron Furnace) (Grid Ref SD 999 103)
At the north east corner of the Castleshaw
upper reservoir (map) There was a test pitting exercise with a
laser scan survey, earthwork survey and
geophysical survey (the latter at a later day).
The aim was to record and understand a series of
depressions and mounds that are adjacent to the medieval iron smelting
furnaces (Bloomery) excavated in 1993. (See the reports)
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