Monument record MDR13959 - Cat Rake, Hassop Road, Calver

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A good example of a deep but narrow opencut along a lead vein; hillocks within the belland yard were largely removed in the 20th century. This site may have been at work in the 1570s, then known as Catsall Rake, when waste material was being reworked using sieves and vats, the earliest documented example of this practice in the orefield. (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 69, site no. 47.



Grid reference Centred SK 2352 7383 (51m by 120m)

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Record last edited

Jan 24 2018 4:47PM

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