Monument record MDR11969 - Bull Pit pothole, Perryhill Farm, Peak Forest

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A large pothole with documentary evidence of exploratory lead mine working and the potential for other kinds of archaeological depsoits that have fallen into the hole. It is recorded that trial working for lead was carried out in 1758 by John Marchington. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2001. Perryfoot Farm, Peak Forest, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2004. p 13.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 1064 8142 (61m by 64m)
Civil Parish PEAK FOREST, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2009 1:21PM

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