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    Low Farm, Clayton-le-Dale, Tumulus SD 672 332



    Low Farm, Clayton-le-Dale, Tumulus SD 672 332

    Post  Guest on Sun Feb 28, 2010 1:23 am

    Possible tumulus

    Low Farm, Clayton-le-Dale, Salesbury Tumulus SD 672 332

    Slight mound on elivated position (hence 'Low')

    Quarter mile east of Roman road from Blackburn to Ribchester

    Place-name 'Salesbury' ?

    Needs invstigation


    13th century, iron mine

    Post  Guest on Mon May 03, 2010 1:52 am

    In the 13th century, Sawley Abbey held a plot of land here with iron-mining rights associated with it. They also held iron-mining rights to lands in Samlesbury at that time.

    CHARTULARY OF SALLAY ABBEY, pp. 136ff & 175ff.

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