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Last edited 18 Oct 2021
Clinker in construction
Archaeological Evidence for Glassworking, Guidelines for Recovering, Analysing and Interpreting Evidence, published by Historic England in 2018, describes clinker as: ‘A fused material produced at high temperatures, here used to describe the waste from coal-fired glass furnaces.’
Its originates from the word 'clink' or 'clench', ie clenching together, or fusing.
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