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Monument record MDR6855 - Lead Mine Waste Heap, Bradshaw Lane, Foolow

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Full Description

Lead mine waste located in a triangular piece of land alongside Bradshaw Lane. According to J Rieuwerts, the heap is on the line of Slaters Engine Sough and Butlers New Engine Sough which discharged somewhere south of the lane. The level was a shale gate driven to locate Hucklow Edge vein, probably pre 1720. Shown on a sketch map of Eyam Edge of 1736. The heap is on the site of a fire house, where a fire basket was used to draw air through the mine. The sough is probably not far beneath the heap. There are no building traces to be seen at the site. (1).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in monograph: Rieuwerts, J. 1987. History & Gazetteer of the Lead Mine Soughs of Derbyshire. p 22.
  • <2> Index: PPJPB. Mineral 3582. Min 3582.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1989: 5813.1.



Grid reference Centred SK 1927 7756 (27m by 27m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2008 4:37PM

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