melting house

1) A building or part of a building where the process of melting took place.

The term is found in the wills of founders and moneyers: 1431 omnia instrumenta et necessaria shopć meć ad le meltynghouse, York. A York ‘potter’ who was evidently a metal worker had: 1402 j meltyngpan de optimis , York.

places York
dates 1402 1431

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