Lomberdale Mines has been included on the list of High Priority Lead Mining Sites, mainly for its ecological interest at the hillocks of several small veins. (1)
Youlgreave is a formerly important lead-mining parish with few significant surface remains. Five lead mines continued to be listed in 1857, but by 1904 there was only the Long Rake Spar Co. Some former lead-mining activity is evident along Long Rake but much of it has been destroyed through modern mining work. Disturbed ground, depressions and heaps of stone indicate former-lead mining areas. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2005. Updated Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District.. p 10, site no. N161.
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
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Centred SK 1904 6417 (371m by 210m)
YOULGREAVE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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