Tyne and Wear HER(8451): Blaydon Burn, hearth bottoms - Details
Blaydon Burn, hearth bottoms
In the Burn north of the Milner Pit pieces of forge waste ' hearth bottoms ' which protrude from the bank and appear to have been used either as a revetment or to form a level surface (Plate 84). Other pieces were identified in the bed of Burn, with what might be bloomery slag [David Cranstone pers com].
Northern Archaeological Associates & Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2005, Blaydon Burn, Gateshead - Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Building Survey of Industrial Structures