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Monument record MDR11918 - Lead Mining Remains, East of Middleton Wood

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A late 19th century OS map shows 'Old Shafts (Lead)' present within the area of pasture fields. (1) A lead mining earthwork consisting of a shallow circular banked depression, measuring c. 0.5m deep and c. 23m in circumference with banks c. 0.3m high, was identified at SK 2798 5693 in the corner of a pasture field, associated with lead mining spoil heaps identified at SK 2794 5692. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-10.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Jurecki, K (ARCUS). 2008. Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Landscape Project: Cromford and Belper Survey Transects. Level 1 Survey.. C5/8, C5/9.



Grid reference Centred SK 2792 5689 (221m by 231m)

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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