An lead rake and associated shafts. (1).
SK 2147 7540: Visible today is an open working c. six metres long and 0.5 metres deep with waste heaps at either end c. one metre high. There is a possible shaft which is a shallow hollow with some rubble in the bottom.
In this region there is also a long rake. This area has been ransacked for fluorspar leaving an area with waste hillocks scattered randomly. The hillocks stand up to two metres high. There are various shafts in this region. Nothing is known about the date of working of these features. To the west of this area is another area of lead mining which has also been worked for fluorspar. Remains include waste heaps and hollows which are badly disturbed. (2).
Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1998. Castlegate Stud Farm, Stoney Middleton, Eyam, Great Longstone and Stoke, Derbyshire, archaeological survey 1998. No. 72, 75, 76, p27.
Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2005. Updated Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District.. No. N144, p 9.
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Centred SK 2150 7539 (389m by 246m) (Centre)
STONEY MIDDLETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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