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Monument record MDR9788 - Dragoneye Lead Vein (site of), Dean Hollow, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Site is shown as 'Dragoneye Vein (Lead, Disused)' on late 19th and early 20th century OS maps, worked by three mines, 'Lath House Mine (Lead & Calx, Disused)', 'Dunrake Mine (Lead, Disused)' and 'Chance Mine (Lead, Disused)'. Modern mapping shows the site to be located within the current boundaries of Dene Quarry. (1, 2, 3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-10.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-10, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XXXIV-10.



Grid reference Centred SK 2861 5635 (517m by 309m)

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2022 11:12AM

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