Keys to the Past

Holwick, Keld Smithy Green (Holwick)

This is the site of a small Roman (AD43 to 410) settlement. At least three stone hut circles are enclosed by a stone and earth bank. The remains of a medieval (1066 to 1540) bloomery stand nearby, and a large slagheap can be seen.

Reference number:D5162
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1017121

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Source of Reference
Local History of Holwick


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