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A site discovered recently as a result of a chance find of slag. Initial investigations have revealed traces of a furnace, various slags and part of a bloom.

No dating evidence has yet come to light but the slags indicate the attainment of only relatively low temperature but also suggest the use of a slag pit and therefore a probable stack furnace but of pre-medieval date.

The investigation will continue.

Knotts Gill, Raygill House Farm

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