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Monument record MDR8378 - Upper Orchard Mine, Winster village, Winster

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

Large lead mining hillocks within the village of Winster. (1). Photographic record. (2,3). The underground mine located here in Winster is known as Upper Orchard Mine. The extant of the area of interest is one hectare. The site includes a deep engine shaft at a disturbed hillock that leads to extensive pipe and vein workings. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Smith, K (PPJPB). K Smith (Peak Park Joint Planning Board) personal communication. 2000.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 1995:400.28-29.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 1995:15438.1-3.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Barnatt, J. 2004. An Inventory of Regionally & Nationally Important Lead Mining Sites in the Peak District. Vol. 2: Corpus of Sites. p 198, site no. U19.



Grid reference Centred SK 24066 60447 (110m by 64m)

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Record last edited

May 5 2015 9:13AM

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