Findspot - Medieval or Post Medieval iron slag heap

Description of this historic site

Iron slag was recovered from Medieval features, suggesting that there was an iron works in this area. The site is located 250m south west of the church at Pillerton Priors.

Notes about this historic site

1 Iron working slag was recovered from Medieval features during an evaluation carried out be Warwickshire Museum in 1996. The amount found suggests the presence of iron working in the village rather than within the area of the evaluation.
2 During excavation carried out on this site, subsequent to the evaluation, slag and clinker was recovered from a number of large ditches and pits in the easter part of the site.