The iron industry of Roman Britain

by Henry F Cleere
PhD Thesis, University of London, 1981

Chapter 1. Catalogue raisonnée of sites
Chapter 2. Geographical distribution of the industry
Chapter 3. Organization of the industry
Chapter 4. The technology of Roman ironmaking
Chapter 5. Historical outline
Chapter 6. The economics of the industry
Chapter 7. Bibliography
Appendix A. Ironmaking in a Roman Furnace
Appendix B. The Classification of Early Iron-smelting Furnaces
Appendix C. The Roman Iron Industry of the Weald and its
Connexions with the Classis Britannica
Appendix D. Some operating parameters for Roman ironworks

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