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Monument record MDR11926 - Lead mining remains, Alabaster Lane, Cromford

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site
  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

The field south of Slinter Tor is shown as containing 'Old Shafts (Lead)' on a late 19th century OS map, as is that slightly further to the south-west, on the north side of Alabaster Lane . (1) Lead mining pits and spoil heaps were identified at SK 2889 5704 within two fields of rough pasture during survey in 2008. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-6, 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 Unpublished document: Jurecki, K (ARCUS). 2008.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.. C5/24.



Grid reference Centred SK 2894 5703 (259m by 255m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3959

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Record last edited

Jan 23 2019 12:53PM

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