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Record Details

HER Number:04269
Type of record:Monument
Name:Castors Bridge (Iron Working Site), Leekfrith


Placename and finds evidence indicating the possible location of an iron working site in the vicinity of Castors Bridge. It has been suggested that the iron working site may be associated with Dieulacres Abbey.

Grid Reference:SJ 9905 6580
Map Sheet:SJ96NE
Parish:Leekfrith, Staffordshire Moorlands District
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Full description

Iron Workling Site: Slag reported to have been found in the vicinity of Castor's Bridge (formerly 'Casters Vel Smelters Bridge'). The site may possibly be associated with Dieulacres Abbey. <1>

Sources and further reading

<1>SST177 - Index: University of Keele. 1977. North Staffordshire Journal of Field Studies Volume 17 (1977) - Index. Pages 20-48.