MHG7848 - Bloomery Furnace, Loch A Bhraoin


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Type and Period (1)

  • IRON WORKING SITE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Full Description

The first definite records of iron smelting are in 1608, when speed in his map marks the Loch a Bhraoin area "Rich in Iron Mines"; the site of a bloomery furnace is on the shore of Loch a Bhraoin.
A C M Mitford 1936

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Grid reference Centred NH 1299 7400 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH17SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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