Friday, June 02, 2006

Wilson House Farm

Recent work at Wilson House in Cumbria has been ongoing as a joint project with Cranstone Consultants of Gateshead. The site is of particular interest as the location of an experimental iron furnace run by the famous ironmaster John Wilkinson (sometimes known as 'Iron Mad Wilkinson'). Research by David Cranstone is being enhanced through building recording and monitoring of conversion of some of the farm buildings into holiday accommodation.

Unusually early use of brick for a farm building in Cumbria.

Further information on the results of our invest- igations will be available soon.


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