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Monument record MDR12089 - Lead mining at Rainster Rocks and Suckstone Mine, Brassington

Type and Period (3)

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

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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)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <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.



Grid reference Centred SK 2234 5465 (1368m by 768m)

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Record last edited

Apr 23 2024 1:21PM

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