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Bracken Rigg Iron Smelting Site, Holwick (Holwick)

This medieval (1066 to 1540) bolehill stands on the end of a small natural mound. The remains included a small area of bare ground and small fragments of metalworking waste. A small dry stone platform stands to the east.

Reference number:D288
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1017119

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Source of Reference
Local History of Holwick

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