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Monument record MDR6829 - Middleton Pasture Rake Lead workings (west), Moisty Lane, Stoney Middleton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A field containing extensive remains of lead mining including relict wall from the south west corner towards the east wall. The area is 'common' on the 1848 tithe award. (1). There is no sign of this relict wall now, nor is it marked on any historical maps. There were lead mining remauis running laong the north edge of the field extending into the adjacent field to the east and continuing west into the next field but this mining has been totally flattened and is no longer visible. (2). Middleton Pasture Rake Side Veins (west) has been included in the list of High Priority Lead Mining Sites, mainly for its ecological interest at largely removed hillocks. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2716. 2716.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1998. Castlegate Stud Farm, Stoney Middleton, Eyam, Great Longstone and Stoke, Derbyshire, archaeological survey 1998. No.85, p29.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2005. Updated Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District.. p 9, site no. 143.



Grid reference Centred SK 2098 7525 (151m by 99m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4091

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Record last edited

Aug 27 2015 12:51PM

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