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Monument record MDR1250 - Hillock Mine, Lead Mining, Monyash

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)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Lead mine where one of the wharf pipes surfaces. Probably quite an early mine as it is an easily worked mineralised cavern. Has coffin levels and pick- marks, a horse gin, an engine shaft and climbing shaft. Whalf Pipe Vein was worked by Hillocks Mine. The shaft reaches into a series of pipe workings. (1,2). Crimbo and Whalf Pipe Mines. The underground features (now often known as Hillocks and Knotlow Mines [SMR 10227] include pipe and vein workings, hand picked climbing shafts and larger engine shafts, and several fine examples of coffin levels and later access levels. Hillocks Mine hads evidence for firesetting in its upper workings. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Ford, T & Rieuwerts, J. 1983. Lead Mining in the Peak District, 3rd edition. pp 91-93.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 1566. 1566.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. Site 69, pp67-68.



Grid reference Centred SK 145 672 (141m by 120m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 5 2007 11:28AM

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