Iron Smelting

Charge Hand

I spent this afternoon at the Iron Age iron smelt held by Roger Doonan and the MSc in Experimental Archaeology at Heeley City Farm. You can see a gallery of photographs from the smelt. The gallery follows the smelting process on the day from start to finish, beginning with ore crushing and ending with removing the iron bloom.

Smelting

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About Bill Bevan

Bill Bevan is an archaeologist, writer, photographer and heritage interpreter.
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