Monument record MDR3131 - Carhill Level (Cromford Count Level), Matlock Bath
Type and Period (1)
- DRAINAGE LEVEL (Georgian to Victorian - 1750 AD to 1900 AD)
- World Heritage Site
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)
- <1> SDR19111 Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Carhill Level.
- <2> SDR18918 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 11.22.
- <3> SDR19821 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)|
|Civil Parish||MATLOCK BATH, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
|World Heritage Site||Derwent Valley Mills|
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Record last edited
Dec 21 2018 9:27AM