An extensive area with surviving hillocks and some shafts. There is also a ruined coe. It its eastern half the hillocks of small mines are very extensive, in some areas with continuous cover. In the west the veins are less common and usually small. However, these are important because of their stratigraphic relationships with both the Rainster RocksIron Age/Romano-British settlement and extensive medieval strip lynchets and ridge and furrow. (1)
Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. p 171, site 121.
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BRASSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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