Monument record MDR3350 - Dream Hole lead mine and cave, Dream Mine, Callow

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Skeleton of rhinoceros and remains of ox and deer were found in a large cavern penetrated from a lead mine called the Dream, in December 1822. It is in the hamlet of Callow about one mile west of Wirksworth, towards Hopton. (1) Dream Hole large open fissure on summit of hill. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Buckland, W. 1823. Reliquiae Diluviance. pp 61-2, illust..
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Ford, T D. 1964. Caves of Derbyshire. p 33.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0561. 0561.



Grid reference Centred SK 272 530 (28m by 17m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1325
  • EDR1021

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:41PM

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