Evidence of Post Medieval lead mining below the north facing bluff in Hall Green Wood compartment three: linear arrangement of filled-in shafts along the line of the vein. (1)
Lead workings which start adjacent to a limekiln and run below the scarp to the west-south-west beyond the boundary of Blackwell Hall Farm. The vein is narrow and the workings comprise of small, oval hollows in the vein top and small spoil heaps. There is an open shaft in the plantation. The majority of the tips were removed to the west when new field access was built here in recent years. (2).
Personal Observation: Smith, K (PDNPA). 1988. Personal communication regarding sites in the Peak District, 7th of December, 1988.
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Centred SK 1240 7246 (134m by 66m) (Multiple Site Centre)
BLACKWELL IN THE PEAK, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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