Monument record MDR14067 - Moletrap Vein, Hagg Wood, Derby Road, Matlock Bath

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

Moletrap Vein has been included in the list of High Priority Lead Mining Sites. The vein workings have impressive stopes, the main one easily accessible, but workings beyond are partially flooded. The entrance stope has evidence for firesetting with coal and later lead mining. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2005. Updated Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District.. p 8, site no. NU42.



Grid reference Centred SK 2961 5745 (79m by 63m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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