Holcombe Moor Heritage Group

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Walls and Boundaries in the Holcombe Valley

A survey of the different types of walls and boundaries in the Holcombe Valley

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Medieval Iron Working Site

Cinder Hill Field reveals a medieval iron working site.

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Moor Holcombe Memories

Our oral history project gathering memories of life around Holcombe and Hawkshaw.

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Cinder Hill Engine House

The excavation at Bottoms Mill began in 2011. Cinder Hill Engine House was originally marked on a map as an engine house. We decided to investigate this. Upon further inspection we discovered that this location used to be a mill, and was later converted into cottages for the workers of a new engine house that was built further downstream from here. Bottoms Mill is located in the picturesque heart of the Holcombe Valley.

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Dover Chapel

Dover Chapel was a small building, located within the village of Greenmount. In June 2012, Greenmount Village held a special Jubilee party. HMHG undertook lots of activities including: a metal detector treasure hunt for the kids, other childrens games and competitions and a big display of who we were and what we do. We also did a Community Dig! The dig was a success. We attracted lots of interest from passers by. On the 28th and 29th July 2012 we started a full scale dig.

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