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BUNTON LEAD LEVEL

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

Driven around 1800, Bunton Level is a large horse level with a typical 1.18 metre high vaulted portal and in situ 0.55 metre guage iron tramline. The portal is contained within the northern room of a single storey 10.4 metre by 5.6 metre, twin-celled bui

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

ENGINE SHAFT

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

Approximately 120 metres to the south of Old Engine Shaft, on the upper slopes of Resting Hill, is a second shaft at Snailbeach lead mine, known as Engine Shaft, and its associated surface remains which constitute a set of well preserved mine components. Engine Shaft is believed to have be...

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

OLD ENGINE SHAFT

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

By 1797 mining at Snailbeach lead mine had reached a depth of approximately 80 metres and the company was employing a Boulton and Watt engine to pump the workings dry, probably through Old Engine Shaft. A number of structures associated with this shaft remain standing, including the ruins...

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

GREEN HURTH LEAD MINE AND ORE WORKS

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

The monument is situated on the south west side of Herdship Fell, to the north east of the River Tees. It includes the ruined earthwork and buried remains of a late 19th century lead mine and the well preserved remains of an ore works complex with associ

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

TANKERVILLE LEAD MINE

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

The monument includes the ruins and the earthwork and other remains of Tankerville lead mine. Lead mining in Tankerville was originally concerned with the workings of a small pipe vein worked by means of a crosscut and a small shaft sunk in the 1850s. The established mine was thus known as...

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

MURTON LEAD MINES

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

Post medieval lead and barytes mining. Murton lead mines lie predominantly but not wholly on the west side of Scordale valley in an area between a small reservoir at NY 7634 2294 and Mason Holes (NY 72 SE 15). The reservoir is retained by a dam on its so

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

MIDDLECLEUGH LEAD MINE

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

The remains of the Middlecleugh lead mine whose level, begun soon after 1758, is situated near the confluence of the Middle Cleugh and Long Cleugh Burns. The portal is now buried though its location can be located at the end of a road way crossing the Mi

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

BELDON LEAD MINE

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

The remains of a lead mine and ore works, situated on two levels on the floor of the Beldon Burn. The visible remains of the mine and ore works belong to two separate periods. The first ran from the 18th century, when the mine opened, until its closure

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

PRISCILLA LEAD LEVEL

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

Priscilla Level, which was started in 1821 on the west side of Gunnerside Beck, was the last level to be worked, with operations finally ceasing circa 1905. Priscilla Level entrance lies 25 metres west and approximately 3 metres above the bed of Gunnersi

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 earthworks of a highly complex area of lead mining remains that was effectively exhausted before 1852. It lies between Wester and Flushiemere Becks and is bisected by the road between Newbiggin in Teesdale and Westgate in Weardale. These remains inc

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