Craggie bloomery

iron working in late medieval Sutherland

John Atkinson (Author)

John Wombell (Author)

Jennifer Miller (Author)

Christine Rennie (Author)

Gillian McSwan (Author)


Keyword(s):
bloomery, furnace, iron works
Location(s):
Glen Oykel; Sutherland; Scotland; UK
Period(s):
late medieval

Abstract


This note details the discovery and partial excavation of a bloomery furnace near Craggie Cottage in Glen Oykel, Sutherland, in 2010. Evidence from the excavation casts light on bloomery iron working tradition and dates the use of the furnace to the late 15th–early 17th centuries.

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Published
30-11-2016
How to Cite
Atkinson, J., Wombell, J., Miller, J., Rennie, C., & McSwan, G. (2016). Craggie bloomery. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 145, 341-347. Retrieved from http://journals.socantscot.org/index.php/psas/article/view/9835
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