MEM15437 - Undated metalworking detritus at Sherracombe (Find Spot)

Summary

A single piece of metal working furnace and a piece of smelting slag, found on the eastern side of Sherracombe during field survey.

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Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A single piece of metal working furnace and a piece of smelting slag, found on the eastern side of Sherracombe. It is probable the material was washed downstream from the smelting site immediately to the northeast, but further investigation of the possible prospecting pits in the immediate vicinity is recommended. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1>XY Report: Cannell, J.. 2002. Exmoor Iron, Sherracombe Ford 2002: Area Reconnaissance Survey - 1. P.4; 6. [Mapped feature: #35273 ]

Map

Location

Grid reference SS 714 363 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet SS73NW
Civil Parish BRAYFORD, NORTH DEVON, DEVON

Finds (2)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park

Record last edited

Sep 8 2020 4:10PM

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