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Monument Number 1338938

Hob Uid: 1338938
Location :
Derbyshire
Erewash
Stanley and Stanley Common
Grid Ref : SK4250040640
Summary : The remains of a medieval iron working site at Stanley Grange. A combination of evaluation, fieldwalking, geophysical survey and excavation were used to reveal the remains of furnaces and evidence of ore preparation, smelting, bloom refining and some evidence of secondary smithing. Archaeomagnetic dating indicates the site was in use between AD 1220 and 1315. Scheduled.
More information : The remains of medieval iron workings at Stanley Grange. These remains have been recorded through a combination of archaeological evaluation, fieldwalking, geophysical survey and excavation, and are located in fields to the south-east, north, north-east and north-west of Stanley Grange. Fieldwalking revealed a scatter of medieval pottery and iron working slag, while geophysical survey and associated trenching showed that these artefacts represented the remains of buried furnaces. Total excavation was undertaken in fields to the north-east of Stanley Grange and revealed the remains of 8 furnaces and evidence of ore preparation, smelting, bloom refining and some evidence of secondary smithing. Archaeomagnetic dates for the iron working indicate that the site was in use between AD 1220 and 1315. Scheduled. (1-2)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Scheduled Monument Notification
Source details : 05-Jan-01
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Source Number : 2
Source : English Heritage Monuments Protection Programme Industrial Monuments Assessment, Step 3 Reports
Source details : MPP Iron and Steel Industries: STEP 3, Site Assessments
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Between 1220 and 1315
Monument End Date : 1315
Monument Start Date : 1220
Monument Type : Iron Furnace, Iron Working Site, Ore Works, Bloomery
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit

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External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (National No.)
External Cross Reference Number : 29983
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External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Derbyshire)
External Cross Reference Number : 18731
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 44 SW 24
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