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Monument record MDR12619 - Chariot Mine (disused), Griffe Grange, Hopton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Chariot Mine (Lead) (Disused)' is marked on the 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880, surrounded by mainly coniferous woodland named Chariot Wood. 'Old Shafts' are also marked. (1) According to White's Directory of 1857 'The lead mines [at Griffe Grange] were during the last century worked to great advantage, particularly the Golconda and Chariot mines'. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: White, F & Co.. 1857. History, Gazetteer & Directory of the County of Derby. p 416.



Grid reference Centred SK 2514 5506 (51m by 55m)

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2014 3:44PM

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