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Monument record MDR6940 - Maiden Rake, 17m south of Forest Lane Farm, Little Hucklow

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

Lead rake now (i.e. 1999) mostly removed by hillocking for mineral. Little is known about it but it is thought likely to be of 17th century or even earlier date. (1-3). Maiden Rake. Four spaced shaft hillocks (and a further hillock) to the south and a reworked area to the north, alll wihin a belland yard, where the primary interest is ecological. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1993. Upper Farm, Wheston, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1993, archaeological interpretation. Feature 2.
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. Maiden Rake. slides.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Rieuwerts, J (PDNPD). Mandale Rake, Heath Bush and Calverstone Mines.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. No. 29, p 44.



Grid reference Centred SK 1508 7851 (149m by 45m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3744

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2015 9:54AM

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