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Monument record MDR15857 - Lynchets and mining, Willowdene Farm, 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

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

Sources/Archives (1)

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



Grid reference Centred SK 2798 5596 (75m by 104m)

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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