Keys to the Past

Iron Forge remains Redgate Shield, Hamsterley Forest (Hamsterley Forest)

This is probably the date of a 15th century iron ore processing site. The site consists of earthworks covered with grass and trees, A dam and a channel upstream can also be seen.

Reference number:D3271
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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