Keys to the Past

Holwick charcoal pit 293 (Holwick)

This is the site of a pit filled with charcoal believed to be associated with the local medieval (1066 to 1540) iron smelting industry.

Reference number:D6253

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Holwick


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