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Monument record MDR15478 - Lead mining, Castlegate Stud Farm, Foolow

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Full Description

Area of lead mining which remains in mostly good condition, with the two southern shafts first shown on map of 1880. There is a 1m high waste heap to the east next to a shaft covered with rubble and metal sheeting. The remains to the west are ploughed over, possibly subsequent to reworking, with the exception of a 2m high hillock with a rubble-filled shaft in the centre. To the north are further lead-working remains of a reworked or ploughed-out vein. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Robbins, H & Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2003.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 3 p. 3.



Grid reference Centred SK 1918 7568 (151m by 86m)

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Record last edited

Apr 16 2015 3:25PM

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