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Monument record MDR14019 - Millclose Sough, Oldfield Lane, Darley Bridge

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Full Description

A large sough bolt leading to the other part of a historically important sough. The outer cut and cover section, which can be entered a short distance from the tail, has a slabbed floor and roof, with notched gritstone uprights between. There are two short sections within with sweeping pickwork, a wooden launder at one point and various capped air shafts to the surface. (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 198-9, site no. U21.



Grid reference Centred SK 2649 6179 (70m by 64m)

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2013 2:06PM

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