Keys to the Past

Bollihope Common (Bollihope Common)

On the north side of the Bollihope Burn there are a number of early industrial features. These survive as earth covered mounds and in places are being eroded by animal and water action. Radiocarbon dates of this site indicated a late Anglo-Saxon date for lead smelting in the area.

Reference number:D5680
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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