Craggie bloomery: iron working in late medieval Sutherland

JA Atkinson, J Wombwell, J Miller, C Rennie, G McSwan

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)341-347
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Publication statusPublished - 30 Nov 2016


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