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Record ID: WAW-78D727
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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A fragment of Iron bloomery slag. The fragment measures 41.42mm long by 29.63m wide and 14.31mm thick. It weighs 10.4 grams. The fragment of slag feels light for its size, and bears a resemblement to vitrified clay. Air bubbles are present. The process of smelting iron ore to produce iron has not changed much from the Iron Age to the Medieval period, so this piece of bloomery slag could date from any time between the Iron Age (800 BC) to the Medieval Period (1500 AD).
Created on: Thursday 3rd June 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2012
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Record ID: WMID-A7E595
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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A fragment of Iron bloomery slag. The fragment measures 26.15mm long by 26.04mm wide by 21.74mm thick. It weighs 13.9g. The Iron rich slag exhibits a number of air bubbles and resembles vitrified clay. The process of smelting iron ore to produce iron has not changed much from the Iron Age to the Medieval period.
Created on: Tuesday 16th February 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brailes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-A80A32
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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A fragment of Iron bloomery slag. The fragment measures 48.62mm long by 43.13mm wide by 44.54mm thick. It weighs 89.1g. The Iron rich slag exhibits a large number of air bubbles and resembles vitrified clay. The process of smelting iron ore to produce iron has not changed much from the Iron Age to the Medieval period.
Created on: Tuesday 16th February 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brailes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-5D0705
Object type: SLAG
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
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A fragment of Iron bloomery slag. The fragment measures 43.74mm long by 37.66mm wide by 22.40mm thick. It weighs 23.0g. It consists mainly of highly fired or vitrified clay, with a small amount of iron rich slag bonded to the surface. The Iron rich slag exhibits air bubbles and has a smooth, almost glass like surface. The process of smelting iron ore to produce iron has not changed much from the Iron Age to the Medieval period.
Created on: Tuesday 19th January 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brailes', grid reference and parish protected.


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