Boles and Smeltmills
Occasional Publication No 3
Report of a seminar on the history and archaeology of lead smelting, held at Reeth, Yorkshire.
Edited by Lynn Willies and David Cranstone (1992).
Introduction. Lynn Willies.
Conclusion: the way forward. David Cranstone.
An outline of the chemistry of lead smelting. Micheal C Gill.
The use of lead in extractive metal-working at Hengistbury Head. C J Slater and P J Northover.
Lead metallurgy in late Saxon and Viking England. Justine Bayley.
Technical implications of the transition from silver to lead smelting in twelfth century England. Ian Blanchard.
Mediaeval silver-lead smelting in Devon. Peter Claughton.
Early smelting in Swaledale: A further look. Lawrence Barker and Robert White.
Bole smelting in Derbyshire. David Kiernan and Robert Van de Noort.
Medieval smelting in County Durham: an archivists point of view. J Linda Drury.
Early lead smelting in Teesdale. John Pickin.
Excavations at Old Gang Smletmill. David Cranstone.
Analysis of refractory material from Surrender Smeltmill. Anthony Francis.
A smelting miscellany. Richard Lamb.
Wharfedale lead smelt mills and fume condensation. Sallie Bassham.
Problems in the interpretation of cupola lead smelting sites. Lynn Willies.
Smelting residues from boles and simple smeltmills. S Murphy.
Geophysics and slag analysis at Grinton Smeltings. Gerry McDonnell, Steve Dockrill, Carl Heron, Dave Starley and Jan Tirpak.
Analysis of lead slags. Michael C Gill.
Soil contamination and smelting sites. Mike Wild and Ian Eastwood.
Matalliferous plant communities: the flora of lead smelting in the upper Nent Valley. Peter T Buchanan.
Smelting and woodland in Swaledale. Thomas Gledhill.
Protecting the remains of the lead smelting industry in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Robert White.
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