Monument record MDR15858 - Lynchets and mining, Recreation Grounds, Middleton.
Type and Period (2)
- LYNCHET (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD?)
- MINE SHAFT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
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)
- --- SDR23634 Digital data: Malone, S (TPA). 2015. GIS data from the DerwentWISE Project LiDAR Analysis.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2824 5585 (126m by 158m)|
|Civil Parish||MIDDLETON AND SMERRILL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jan 17 2022 11:12AM