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Monument record MDR3131 - Carhill Level (Cromford Count Level), Matlock Bath

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Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

Carhill Level, also called Cromford Count Level (SK 293 574), is a mid 18th or 19th century drainage level (adit) for Camel Vein and possibly also for Ball Eye Mine that now provides the water supply for Masson House. An unusual winding level giving access to steeply inclined strata. (1,2) Carnhill Wifes Sough has been included in the inventory of important lead mining sites in the Peak District, it is a narrow slabbed sough level. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Carhill Level.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 11.22.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. B30, p 187.



Grid reference Centred SK 292 573 (25m by 25m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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