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Monument record MDR13813 - Lead working remains, south of Middleton Top Visitors Centre, Middleton

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

The remains of lead workings, including a worked rake vein and mine shafts, are clearly visible as earthworks on Bing Maps aerial photographs. (1) There is also an old lead shaft in this area on the 1st edition 25" OS map, which is still marked on modern OS mapping. (2-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> *Internet Web Site: Bing Maps. Website viewed 11/06/2013.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 2753 5487 (255m by 234m)

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:29PM

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