Monument record MDR10142 - Allenhill (Allen Hill) Spa Well, Dimple Road, Matlock Town

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Known commonly as Allen Hill Spa Trough. The 'Dimple Sough' drains the former Dimple Lead Mine. The water is iron-stained. There is a 'Georgian-type' adit entrance with name and date carved in the headstone, a gritstone-lined waterway with a small trough. It is an unusual and attractive feature of a former mine drainage that passes beneath Dimple Road to the horse trough at its junction with Bakewell Road. (1)

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  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 11.1; with photo.

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Grid reference SK 29617 60436 (point)
Civil Parish MATLOCK TOWN, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Feb 12 2018 2:30PM

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