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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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DERWENT LEAD MINES

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

The remains of disused lead mines with associated tramway and engine house are visible on air photographs (1998). The engine house is Grade II listed, dates to the late nineteenth century, and is now in use as a water pumping station - Presser Pumping St

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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

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

EAST WHEAL ROSE

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

The remains of a silver and lead mine opened in 1835. In 1881 a new engine house was built but the mine was closed in 1888. The remains of the count house and engine house are still extant.

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

WEST END HUSHES

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

A lead mining hush complex which forms part of an highly complex area of lead mining situated between Wester and Flushiemere Becks and is bisected by the road between Newbiggin in Teesdale and Westgate in Weardale. The West End Hushes lie on the west sid

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 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

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