A "Mosser" or piece of slag from Low Wood near Backbarrow

A Mosser' or piece of slag from Low Wood near Backbarrow, with the charcoal still visible amongst the slag. This

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A Mosser' or piece of slag from Low Wood near Backbarrow, with the charcoal still visible amongst the slag. This
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A "Mosser" or piece of slag from Low Wood near Backbarrow, with the charcoal still visible amongst the slag. This charcoal furnace closed down in 1798. The "Mosser" was on top of a wall in 1957

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Category:
Metallurgy
Object Number:
1973-484
type:
slag
taxonomy:
  • materials
  • materials
credit:
British Steel Corporation