Mine from which chert (black marble) was extracted via a number of entrances. Woodland now covers the site and masks to some extent the mine roads, entrances (some are blocked anyway) and waste heaps. The mine was an important source of material for local 18th and 19th century industry. (1).
Personal Observation: Smith, K. 1990. Personal communications regarding mines and coin finds in the Peak District.
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ASHFORD IN THE WATER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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