Monument record MDR15858 - Lynchets and mining, Recreation Grounds, 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 east of Middleton and adjacent to Middleton Recreation Grounds. 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 features were first identified during a LiDAR survey which was carried out in 2015. 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.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2824 5585 (126m by 158m)
Civil Parish MIDDLETON AND SMERRILL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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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