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The Smelt, Derbyhaven Horsewalk

Period: 1711

NGR Easting: 228555

NGR Northing: 467311

Description: Horsewalk.

Following use as a smelthouse and metalworking shop, the building was converted to agricultural uses in the early 19th century, and was later used as a threshing barn after a horsewalk was installed. The remains of the raised platform on which the horse walked, driving a mill within the building, can still be seen.

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Site & Monument Type: horse walk

Category: National Monuments Record: Statutory Ancient Monuments

Site ID number: 0139.30

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