Martin Roe wrote:
> The Smith paper
> which has been mentioned looked at the use of coal on sites around the
> Bristol Channel area and where it may have come from. Problem is that coal
> can be very difficult to provanance.
Smith 1997 Table I lists sites from Tyne via Wash to the South-West,
figure 3 gives a distribution map of all analysed sites. Column 3 of
Table I gives date and archaeological context, including such things as
smithy/furnace/bronze-worker's hearth etc. Discussion of provenance
(Tyne to Pennine, Central and down to South-West) pp.316-323.