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" the method adopted by the Romans of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill ; they were wide at one extremity, but tapered off to a narrow bore at the other, where they met... "
The Hall of Waltheof, Or, The Early Condition and Settlement of Hallamshire - Page 229
by Sidney Oldall Addy - 1893 - 295 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 94

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, William Empson, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1851
...possession of Mr. Roach Smith, who took notes of them from the mouth of Mr. Artis. VOL. XCIV. NO. CXCI. O which quarter a prevalent wind blows in this valley,...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels.' A still more remarkable fact (often questioned, but established...
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The Roman wall

John Collingwood Bruce - 1851
...adopted by the Romans of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill ; they were...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels. METALLIC IMPLEMENTS. Notwithstanding the tendency of iron...
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Proceedings, Volumes 7-9

Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society - Somerset (England) - 1858
...blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of the hill ; they were wide at one extremity, but tapered...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels."* It will be observed that we have here satisfactory evidence...
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Proceedings, Volume 8

Archaeology - 1859
...blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of the hill ; they were wide at one extremity, but tapered...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels."* It will be observed that we have here satisfactory evidence...
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The Celt, the Roman And the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Antiques & Collectibles - 1861 - 494 pages
...adopted by the Romans of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill ; they were...when the wind was high, be poured with considerable foree and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels." Any one who takes one...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 120

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1866
...adopted by the Romans of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill ; they were...in this valley, and sometimes with great violence ; and the blast received by them would, when the wind was high, be poured with considerable force and...
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Journal of the British Archaeological Association, Volume 29

Archaeology - 1873
...says, " The method of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill. They were wide...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels." Now without venturing to approach technical ground too closely,...
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Great industries of Great Britain, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1884
...operation of bringing a common into cultivation, GREAT INDUSTRIES OF GREAT BRITAIN. " had been found in the side of a hill ; they were wide at one extremity,...in this valley, and sometimes with great violence ; and the blast received by them would, when the wind was high, be poured with considerable force and...
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History of the Manufacture of Iron in All Ages: And Particularly in the ...

James Moore Swank - Iron industry and trade - 1884 - 428 pages
...to. a narrow bore at the other, where they met in a point. The mouths of the channels opened toward the west, from which quarter a prevalent wind blows...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels." In a foot-note Mr. Wright adds the following, which is curiously...
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The Celt, the Roman, and the Saxon: A History of the Early Inhabitants of ...

Thomas Wright - Ethnology - 1885 - 562 pages
...adopted by the Romans of producing the blast necessary to smelt the metal was made apparent. Two tunnels had been formed in the side of a hill ; they were...with considerable force and effect upon the smelting furnaces at the extremity of the tunnels.' Any one who takes one of these ancient cinders in his hand,...
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