1) The piles that were driven into the river bed as part of bridge foundations could have an iron hoop round the head to keep them from splitting.

In the Bolton Bridge accounts for 1681 The three smithes for hoopes and Shoes for Piles .

places Bolton Bridge
dates 1681

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2) The iron ‘tyre’ on the wheel of a cart or wain.

1578 ten iron hoopes for wane wheles, Ripley.

places Ripley
dates 1578

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3) A large finger ring.

1511 To John my sonne ij ringes of golde, that is to say a hoope price xlvjs viijd and anoder with a saphire, York.

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