MHG29303 - Lead smelter - Strontian

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  • LEAD SMELTER (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

Recently uncovered during building works near Kilcamb Lodge Hotel, the scant remains of an iron foundry. Photos taken and information supplied by G Fox, Strontian.
A M Fox, Highland Council 12.10.00

18 c. Kiln 15ft diam. and other long room 70 ft diam. and a possible "Scotch Hearth". There is a reference to a smelter outside the town, over the bridge. Evidence - lots of slag, some pan tiles and flooring.
See assoc. docs. File.
J Aitken : 25/01/01.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NM 8121 6139 (30m by 30m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM86SW
Civil Parish ARDNAMURCHAN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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