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Monument record MDR5079 - Blythe Grove Shaft, Ashover

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Full Description

SK 350 618 Blythe Grove Shaft. A small lead mine shaft, typical of the early 18th century, Blythe Grove Shaft was sunk entirely on the Gregory Vein, and seems to have been in use between 1701-1740. The shaft was driven down to the sough running from Gregory Mine to the River Amber. (1-2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index.
  • <2> Index: Peak District Mines Historical Society (PDMHS). Peak District Mines Historic Society Index.
  • <3> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Blythe Grove Shaft, Ashover.



Grid reference Centred SK 350 618 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 21 2016 4:29PM

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