CROSSLEY, D. W. (edited for the society by).
Title Sidney Ironworks Accounts 1541-1573.
Book Condition Fine
Publisher Royal Historical Society: 1975. 0
Seller ID 1169
Demy 8vo., pp [vi], 269 and with 6 tables and 3 map figures in the text. Publisher's cloth gilt. A bright and very fine copy. 'A forge was operated at Robertsbridge, Sussex, between 1541 and 1573, with two furnaces, one at Robertsbridge between 1541 and 1546, and the other at Panningridge'. These were built by Sir William Sydney and then passed to his son Sir Henry in 1553. The latter built the steelworks and also the Glamorgan ironworks.
history Tudor economic industry industrial Sussex Robertsbridge Glamorgan Tudors, 16th century, 16c, sixteenth century, early modern local history