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Monument record MDR13953 - Edge Rake Mine, Water Lane, Wheston

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Full Description

Two large flat-topped hillocks (and others nearby) with several capped and blocked shafts, mostly within a belland yard. Features include two probable damaged gin circles, a possible crushing circle, a water storage pond, foundations of a small horizontal engine/ boiler house with the base of a circular chimney, a ruined coe and a possible ore-dressing site with four small rectangular pits. (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 42, site no. 27.



Grid reference Centred SK 1342 7650 (168m by 163m)

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Record last edited

Jul 16 2013 10:12AM

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