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Monument record MDR3979 - Great Cucklet Lead Mines, The Dale, Eyam

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Also known as never fear mine and Nicko Grove Mine (in the Medieval period). Worked in the 1750's (1) Great Cucklet Mine is a good example of a small mine level (often known as Nickergrove Mine). There are also two shaft entrances nearby and hillocks below. The level intersects natural passages and exploited small veins, and there are cross-cuts, small stopes and internal shafts. Recent digging found wooden rails of an unusual type. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Rieuwerts, J. 1990. Pers. Comm.. 1990.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. p 193, site no. U6.



Grid reference Centred SK 2154 7594 (15m by 30m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2013 10:03AM

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