smelt-house

1) Places where ore was smelted.

1446-58 Rob’to Merbek pro carr. plumbi de smeltmyln ad Ripon

1669 the Smeltyng Mylne near Kettlewell with the wheel

1688 at the smelt house, Hampsthwaite

1721 the smelt mills in Buckden. Bale-hills were sites where smelting took place but possibly without any buildings: 1446-58 apud lez Smeltes, Fountains Abbey.

spellings smelting-mill smelt-mill
dates 1446-1458 1669 1688 1721

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