Sikringsundersøkelse av jernvinneanlegg på Hansvollen, Meråker 2015
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ID 106442 is an iron smelting site from the early iron age situated near the summer farm Hansvollen (farm id number 45/1) in Meråker municipality in Nord-Trøndelag county. The site contains several smelting pits and slag heaps, the latter damaged by erosion caused by a nearby stream. The report describes erosion prevention measures and archaeological surveys done at this site in autumn of 2015. This was one of the first surveys in Norway using electromagnetic induction to map an iron smelting site. Stabilising of soil masses was done by using a mechanical shovel and erosion control mats. In addition to this one test pit was excavated.
SeriesNTNU Vitenskapsmuseet arkeologisk rapport;