Medieval ironworking site, High Bishopley, Frosterley (Frosterley)
This is the site of a 12th or 13th century iron working site. It was well away from a stream and used local bog ore. The fuel used was probably mainly charcoal.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||Weardale Historic Settlement Patterns: Frosterly.|
Source of Reference
Local History of Frosterley
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