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Monument record MDR14202 - Cupola (site of), north of Mitchell Field, Hathersage

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  • None recorded

Full Description

There is a cupola situated in this area on Burdett's map of 1791. (1) The cupola is no longer extant by the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (2) The site of Callow lead-smelting cupola is situated c. SK 252 822. Disturbed ground and scarred hillsides are all that indicate the site, which was worked, amongst other things, in the early 1800s by the Byrds family of Eyam. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Burdett, P P. 1791. Extract from Map of Derbyshire 1767 (second edition 1791).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 34.



Grid reference SK 250 821 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 2:55PM

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