Thesaurus Term/Concept: BLOOMERY

Identifier 69180
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A charcoal fired shaft furnace used for the direct reduction of iron ore to produce wrought iron.

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Context Record
Monument Type MDE13172 Iron Age or Roman iron smelting bloomery at Sherracombe Ford (Monument)
Monument Type MSO7157 Post-medieval or earlier smelting site at Bridgetown (Monument)