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Monument record MDR11767 - Lead Mining Remains, East of Lovers' Walks, Matlock Bath

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

The area is shown on a late 19th century OS map as containing 'Mines' and 'Old Shafts (Lead)'. An OS map at the end of the 19th century shows 'Old Lead Mines' and 'Old Lead Shafts' within the area. (1, 2) Lead mining remains were identified within the area during survey in 2008. A line of well-preserved roughly circular earth banked depressions, measuring c. 10m by 8m, were identified at SK 2969 5803, running north following a mineral seam into woodland, at the top of the scarp on the eastern side of the Derwent. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-6, XXXIV-7.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-6, XXXIV-7, 1898.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Jurecki, K (ARCUS). 2008. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Landscape Project: Cromford and Belper Survey Transects. Level 1 Survey.. C2/10, Fig. 19.



Grid reference Centred SK 2967 5811 (412m by 323m)

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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