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Monument record MDR11746 - Lead Mining Remains, Willersley Cottage, Cromford

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

An irregular area of earthworks identified during survey in 2008, measuring 8m by 10m, within a pasture field south-east of Willersley Cottage that is pitted with mining and associated spoil heaps. (1) Although old shafts are shown nearby on a late 19th century OS map, none are shown within this field. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Jurecki, K (ARCUS). 2008. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Landscape Project: Cromford and Belper Survey Transects. Level 1 Survey.. C1/6.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-7.



Grid reference Centred SK 3002 5741 (128m by 158m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3959

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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