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Monument record MDR8252 - Portway lead mine, east of Woodbine Farm, Elton

Type and Period (4)

  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Stuart to Victorian - 1700 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

18th century lead mine workings. (1,2). Disturbed hillocks and a capped, gritstone-lined engine shafts which may have given access to the extensive pipe and vein workings. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Rieuwerts, J. 1999 - 2000. 'The Lead Mines Within Winster Liberty', Lead Mining Reports.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1950: 538.4.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. p120, 196-197, site nos. 89, U14 and U15.



Grid reference Centred SK 23016 61097 (289m by 343m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 22 2013 11:06AM

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