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PARK LEVEL LEAD MINE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The monument is situated on the Killhope Burn, in the upper reaches of Weardale, County Durham, and includes the buildings, earthworks and other remains of the Park Level lead mine. The mine lies within within a former medieval hunting forest once the po

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

BLACK TOM SHAFT

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Black Tom Shaft is situated 160 metres north east of Old Engine Shaft. Mine working was being undertaken in this area prior to 1820, and the original Black Tom Shaft is thought to be the same as the shaft shown in this vicinity on the 1766 estate map. Thereafter, the area is believed to ha...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

MIDDLE GREENLAWS LEVEL LEAD MINE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The ruined structures and buried remains of Greenlaws Middle Level ore works. Greenlaws Middle Level was worked as part of Greenlaws Lead Mine which exploited two veins and was operated by the Beaumont Company from at least 1818. The West Vein was disco

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The earthwork remains of mine shafts which lie within a complex area of lead mining activity between Wester and Flushiemere Becks and is bisected by the road between Newbiggin in Teesdale and Westgate in Weardale. The shaft mounds lie to the west of the

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

DOWGANG HUSH

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The remains of the Downgang hush lead mine workings. Its origin is unknown though it is known to have been working in 1773. The remains include a number of shafts and at least two levels. The lease of the Downgang viens was held by the Downgang Mining

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The standing and earthwork remains of two lead ore works together with the standing remains of a mineshop and the adit entrance to Sir Francis Level with its associated iron air reciever. Sir Francis Level and its associated pair of ore works represent the final phase of mining within the...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The monument includes the associated lead mining and ore dressing remains for the Old Gang smeltmills (NY 90 SE 7). To the east of the smeltmills there are the remains of three hushes. These are approximately 15 metres to 25 metres wide and follow the l

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MYERS HEAD

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The monument includes part of the remains of Myers Head lead mine, a 19th century mine located 800 metres south east of Hartsop. This part of the monument complex includes a mine shaft, dressing waste and the site of a gin circle. The shaft, now largely

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The monument includes the remains of part of Myers Head lead mine situated on the eastern side of Pasture Beck some 150 metres south east of the of the main shaft (NY 41 SW 18). The remains include two adits with spoil heaps close by. The two adits lie

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290

BRIGHTSIDE LEAD MINE

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The ruined buildings, earthworks and buried remains of the Brightside lead mine. The mining complex is considered to be the best remaining example of its type. The Brightside Mine was operational from at least 1853, when a steam engine was ordered for pumping and winding. Steam was also us...

Resource is part of: http://registry.ariadne-infrastructure.eu/collection/22721290