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NY2218 : Mining adit, west side of Scope End by Christine Johnstone Mining adit, west side of Scope End by Christine Johnstone
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Part of the Goldscope Mine complex, where lead and copper were mined from the... (more)
NY2218 : Upper parts of Goldscope Mine, from the north by Christine Johnstone Upper parts of Goldscope Mine, from the north by Christine Johnstone
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Goldscope lead and copper mine operated from the 1500s to the late 1800s. The... (more)
NS8814 : Site of Wilson's Shaft (lead mine) by Alan O'Dowd Site of Wilson's Shaft (lead mine) by Alan O'Dowd
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This is part of a large area around Leadhills village which is a Scheduled... (more)
SK2260 : Rainslow Scrins, looking south-east from Moor Lane by Christine Johnstone Rainslow Scrins, looking south-east from Moor Lane by Christine Johnstone
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Rainslow Scrins is a nationally important ancient lead mining area, and a... (more)
SK2260 : Rainslow Scrins, looking west to Blake Low trig point by Christine Johnstone Rainslow Scrins, looking west to Blake Low trig point by Christine Johnstone
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Rainslow Scrins is a nationally important ancient lead mining area, and a... (more)
SK2260 : Rainslow Scrins, looking north from Moor Lane by Christine Johnstone Rainslow Scrins, looking north from Moor Lane by Christine Johnstone
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Rainslow Scrins is a nationally important ancient lead mining area, and a... (more)
SK2853 : King's Field, Miller's Green, Wirksworth, Derbys by David Hallam-Jones King's Field, Miller's Green, Wirksworth, Derbys by David Hallam-Jones
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In the foreground, the rougher grassed area is the local recreation ground that... (more)
NY2319 : Former mine workings at Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone Former mine workings at Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone
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On the public bridleway between Skelgill and Little Town. Lead was last mined... (more)
SE0396 : Cairn, Grinton How Lead Mining Area by Mick Garratt Cairn, Grinton How Lead Mining Area by Mick Garratt
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In sterile ground resulting from years of lead mining activities.
SE0395 : Grinton How Lead Mining Area by Mick Garratt Grinton How Lead Mining Area by Mick Garratt
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Sterile ground resulting from years of lead mining activities.
SK2853 : King's Field, Miller's Green, Wirksworth, Derbys by David Hallam-Jones King's Field, Miller's Green, Wirksworth, Derbys by David Hallam-Jones
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The cricket field used by the Wirksworth and Middleton Cricket Club. They were... (more)
NY7720 : Disused mine shaft, Christy Bank Sike by Karl and Ali Disused mine shaft, Christy Bank Sike by Karl and Ali
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The pile of rocks marks the centre of a bell pit. This was an early form of... (more)
NY7720 : Disused mine shaft, Christy Bank above Swindale by Karl and Ali Disused mine shaft, Christy Bank above Swindale by Karl and Ali
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The small green mound (which has a central depression) is an example of a bell... (more)
NY9139 : West Rigg Opencut by Karl and Ali West Rigg Opencut by Karl and Ali
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Miners opened up this surface working along a lead vein.
ST4955 : The old mine buildings by Neil Owen The old mine buildings by Neil Owen
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Little is left of the old lead mine buildings now; Nature has made inroads.
ST5055 : Stile to the old lead mines by Neil Owen Stile to the old lead mines by Neil Owen
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This area was extensively worked for lead and a few other minerals for... (more)
Tags: Former Lead Mining Area   type:GeographX   top:Geological InterestX   top:MoorlandX   top:PathsX   top:Quarrying, MiningX   subject:StileX   top:UplandsX  
SE0596 : Flue, Grinton Smelting Mill by Mick Garratt Flue, Grinton Smelting Mill by Mick Garratt
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Top end of the flue, used to vent noxious fumes from the lead smelting mill down... (more)
SK2260 : Moor Lane at Rainslow Scrins by Christine Johnstone Moor Lane at Rainslow Scrins by Christine Johnstone
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Rainslow Scrins is a nationally important ancient lead mining area, and a... (more)
ST4955 : The office has gone by Neil Owen The office has gone by Neil Owen
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Velvet Bottom used to be a lead mining and refining area until the late 1800s.... (more)
ST5055 : Reading the bumps by Neil Owen Reading the bumps by Neil Owen
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The Blackmoor area of the Mendips has been the site of much excavation for over... (more)
Tags: Former Lead Mining Area   type:GeographX   subject:MineX   top:MoorlandX   top:Quarrying, MiningX   top:UplandsX  
SX5186 : West from the Granite Way by Derek Harper West from the Granite Way by Derek Harper
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The prominent central tree is at the end of a line of trees that would once have... (more)
ST4955 : Velvet Bottom by Neil Owen Velvet Bottom by Neil Owen
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One of the great names of Britain! This area on the Mendips is a dry river... (more)
ST5450 : A lead landscape by Neil Owen A lead landscape by Neil Owen
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The old mining of lead was mainly done in long, narrow 'rakes'. More... (more)
NY2218 : Adit by disused quarry, Scope End by Christine Johnstone Adit by disused quarry, Scope End by Christine Johnstone
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Surely associated with mining, rather than quarrying?
Tags: Disused Mine AditX   Former Lead Mining Area   type:GeographX   national park:Lake DistrictX   Open Access LandX   former:QuarryX   disused:QuarryX   top:Quarrying, MiningX  
NY9242 : Rookhope Arch by Karl and Ali Rookhope Arch by Karl and Ali
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Not built by the Romans, this is the last surviving arch of six that were built... (more)
ST5450 : Gruffy ground at St Cuthbert's by Neil Owen Gruffy ground at St Cuthbert's by Neil Owen
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Lead extraction has taken place on the Mendips since possibly pre-historic... (more)
ST5450 : Alongside St Cuthbert's by Neil Owen Alongside St Cuthbert's by Neil Owen
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The waters from Fair Lady Well run past the old lead mining works of St Cuthbert's.
ST5055 : A complicated landscape by Neil Owen A complicated landscape by Neil Owen
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The Mendips are nothing if not varied. Quite apart from the natural formations,... (more)
ST5055 : Tiled flooring by Neil Owen Tiled flooring by Neil Owen
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A ruined block reveals the flooring to have included some grey tiling. It... (more)
SE0295 : Disturbed Ground by Mick Garratt Disturbed Ground by Mick Garratt
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On Greets Hill, resulting from years of the lead extraction activities.
ST4955 : Walls are no match for wood by Neil Owen Walls are no match for wood by Neil Owen
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Mother Nature has reclaimed the old lead working buildings.
ST5451 : Stockhill bend by Neil Owen Stockhill bend by Neil Owen
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The road sweeps past the two gates, one being left open for visitors. The... (more)
SK2954 : Public footpath between Bolehill and Wirksworth by Christine Johnstone Public footpath between Bolehill and Wirksworth by Christine Johnstone
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Difficult to believe that there were once lead mines on both sides of this path.
Tags: path:FootpathX   Former Lead Mining Area   type:GeographX   subject:PathX   top:PathsX   Public FootpathX  
NY9228 : Coldberry Gutter by Jim Barton Coldberry Gutter by Jim Barton
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This notch on the skyline was man-made by lead miners channelling water down the... (more)
NY7521 : The track up Scordale by Karl and Ali The track up Scordale by Karl and Ali
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The Warcop firing ranges are silent this weekend allowing walkers to explore... (more)
NY7720 : Mining remains on Christy Bank above Swindale by Karl and Ali Mining remains on Christy Bank above Swindale by Karl and Ali
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This curved structure set above an un-named tributary of Siss Gill may be spoil... (more)
ST4955 : Separating out the lead by Neil Owen Separating out the lead by Neil Owen
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Another lead ore settlement lake in Velvet Bottom: the ores were washed and... (more)
NY2117 : Reservoir and dam, Scope Beck, from the west by Christine Johnstone Reservoir and dam, Scope Beck, from the west by Christine Johnstone
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Built, I think, in the 1800s to power machinery at Goldscope Mine. Judging by... (more)
NY2117 : Scope Beck reservoir, from the dam by Christine Johnstone Scope Beck reservoir, from the dam by Christine Johnstone
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Fed by the beck tumbling out of Little Dale. The reservoir was built, I think,... (more)
NY2117 : Reservoir dam, Scope Beck, from the east by Christine Johnstone Reservoir dam, Scope Beck, from the east by Christine Johnstone
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Built, I think, in the 1800s to power machinery at Goldscope Mine. Judging by... (more)
Tags: subject:DamX   Former Lead Mining Area   type:GeographX   national park:Lake DistrictX   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   Open Access LandX  
SK2260 : Circular pond, Rainslow Scrins by Christine Johnstone Circular pond, Rainslow Scrins by Christine Johnstone
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Created recently by a farmer, rather than a lead miner centuries ago? And are... (more)
Tags: Circular PoolX   Former Lead Mining Area   top:Lakes, Wetland, BogX   national park:Peak DistrictX   subject:PondX  
NY2218 : Tree planting on the tip of Scope End by Christine Johnstone Tree planting on the tip of Scope End by Christine Johnstone
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Between Low Snab and Low House Farm. There are one or two saplings in each small... (more)
NY2319 : Temporary bridleway crossing, Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone Temporary bridleway crossing, Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone
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The plank stands in for the bridge dislodged by floods.
NY2319 : Damaged bridleway bridge, Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone Damaged bridleway bridge, Yewthwaite Gill by Christine Johnstone
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Swept off its footings, presumably in the floods 15 months ago, and not yet put back.
NY7622 : Tunnel in Scordale by Karl and Ali Tunnel in Scordale by Karl and Ali
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A short tunnel of arched masonry constructed over the beck to carry the bridleway across.
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