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Monument record MDR15855 - Lynchets and mining, Middleton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD?)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Post-Medieval lynchets and evidence of mining located north of Middleton as part of the disused Stitchen Mine. The area is predominantly mined for lead. The features were first identified as earthworks during a LiDAR survey which was carried out in 2015. The mining activity is characterised by a collection of roughly circular spoil heaps associated with mine shafts. The Medieval lynchets are aligned north to south. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Digital data: Malone, S (TPA). 2015. GIS data from the DerwentWISE Project LiDAR Analysis.



Grid reference Centred SK 2801 5613 (131m by 81m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4150

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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