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Monument record MDR14051 - Middleton Moor Lead Mines (north-east), Thunderpit Lane, Wardlow

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Former Lead Mine, included in the list of High Priority Lead Mining sites, mainly for its ecological interest in an area of intermittently surviving hillocks. (1) Intermittent lead mining following a vein branching from White Rake/Seedlow Rake (see SMR 6401) to the south. Mining pre-dates 1847. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2005. Updated Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District.. p 9, site no. N141.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Robbins, H & Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2003. Castlegate Stud Farm, Foolow, Stoney Middleton and Eyam, Derbyshire, archaeological field survey for the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark Scheme, 2003. Feature 10 p. 5.



Grid reference Centred SK 1964 7514 (269m by 194m)

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Record last edited

Apr 23 2015 1:31PM

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