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Lead mining in the Derwent valley

W. K. Pirt

Lead mining in the Derwent valley

covering the mining districts of Blanchland, Ramshaw, Townfield, Edmundbyers and Healeyfield

by W. K. Pirt

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Published by Northern Mine Research Society in Keighley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lead mines and mining -- England -- History.,
  • Derwent River Valley (Derbyshire, England)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby W.K. Pirt & J.M. Dodds ; with contributions from C. Gilfellon.
    SeriesBritish mining -- no.70
    ContributionsDodds, J. M., Gilfellon, C.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination165 p. :
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20869034M
    ISBN 100901450553
    OCLC/WorldCa51309101

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Lead mining in the Derwent valley by W. K. Pirt Download PDF EPUB FB2

BRITISH MINING No LEAD MINING IN THE DERWENT VALLEY by W.K. PIRT & J.M. DODDS Covering the Mining Districts of Blanchland, Ramshaw, Townfield, Edmondbyers and Healeyfield Researched by W.K.

Pirt & J.M. Dodds With contributions from C. Gilfellan. Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. British Mining No 70 – Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley.

By W.K. Pirt & J.M. Dodds. This monograph traces the fascinating history of lead mining in the Blanchland, Edmondbyers and Healeyfield areas of the Derwent valley from mediæval workings through to the end of the industry in the 20th century.

Buy Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley (British Mining) by W K Pirt, J M DODDS (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). A 21 year grant was made in to the Duke of Buckingham for all silver and lead within 10 miles of Muggleswick, including the Derwent mines.

The mines were worked by the London Lead Company in the 18th century, though the majority of the visible remains relate to the Derwent Lead Mining Company in the 19th century. Derwent Lead Mines (Hunstanworth) Although earlier Lead mining in the Derwent valley book mining is known in the Ramshaw valley, possibly by agents of the Duke of Buckingham in the 17th century and by the London Lead Company in the 18th century, the visible remains all relate to the 19th century mining of the valley by the Derwent Lead Mining Company.

A 21 year grant was made in to the Duke of Buckingham for all silver and lead within 10 miles of Muggleswick, including the Derwent mines. The mines were worked by the London Lead Company in the 18th century, though the majority of visible remains relate to the Derwent Lead Mining.

The conservation of lead mining relic on the site of the National Tramway Museum by the removal of obstructing and potentially damaging vegetation.

The creation of a safe and accessible viewing platform for visitor access and installation of graphic interpretation panels. Downloadable PDF: Crich Tramway lead mine access.

Dodds Collection – A collection of plans and maps created during John Dodds’ work with W. Pirt on the book Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley (Northern Mines Research Society) (ISBN ) Easton Collection: letter books and colliery journals of James Easton (viewer and colliery owner, b).

It is a long, linear monument located on the western side of Newlands Valley, across the heights of Scope End, and along the eastern side of the Scope End valley. A 13th century land inventory considered to refer to Goldscope tells of gold, silver, copper and lead mining being undertaken in the Derwent Fells during the 13th century.

Get this from a library. Lead mining in the Derwent Valley: covering the mining districts of Blanchland, Ramshaw, Townfield, Edmundbyers and Healeyfield. [W K Pirt; J M Dodds]. The Engine House is a dramatic reminder of a once thriving lead mining community of people.

The population declined after the mids when cheaper lead began to be imported from abroad, and young Shildon families emigrated to the gold-mining areas of Australia and America. Facilities are available off site in Blanchland. Kiernan, D.

() Lead Hill, Derwent, Derbyshire. Peak District Mines Historical Society NewsletterOctoberPeak District Mines – Observations and Discover pp. Smith, R. () Radiocarbon dating of early lead smelting sites.

British Min pp. Smith, R. () Bale smelting in the Dales. mining industry and the mills and cotton legacy along the river Derwent. On 12 November Georgina and I had the honour to meet Dr Jim Rieuwerts, who has been researching Derbyshire mines and soughs for 60 years and is still going strong.

Jim imparted some of his encyclopedic knowledge on everything related to the history of Derbyshire lead. Peak District Lead Mining Museum; Nature & Parks in Cromford. Playgrounds in Cromford there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected.

All reviews the high peak trail lovely walk car park steep walk rope swing cromford canal stunning views lovely cafe lead mining derwent valley toilets paths walks / TripAdvisor reviews.

provide white coal (kiln dried wood) for the lead smelting industry. The Derwent Valley has long supported a range of industrial activities including quarrying, lead mining and smelting along with harnessing water to power mills.

The gritstone scarps at the top of the Derwent Valley slopes were. This is a list of Scheduled Monuments in the English county of Derbyshire. In the United Kingdom, a scheduled monument is a "nationally important" archaeological site or historic building that has been given protection against unauthorised change by being placed on a list (or "schedule") by the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport; English Heritage takes the leading role in.

The valley is now technically the Derwent Valley, The village is mentioned in the Domesday Book of as having both a priest and a church, It is thought that the fort was probably built to protect Roman lead-mining interests in the Peak District.

Peak District Lead Mining Museum; Nature & Parks in Cromford. there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. All reviews the high peak trail lovely walk car park steep walk rope swing cromford canal old railway stunning views lovely cafe lead mining derwent valley warkworth toilets paths walks / TripAdvisor reviews.

Lead mining was prevalent in the Peak District; its heyday being the 18th century, which saw the greatest volume of ore recovered.

However, from lead mining declined. North Derbyshire is littered with relics of the old lead mines to this day – shaft heads, old levels and a few old mine buildings. All part of the Derwent Valley Heritage Site and a designated area of Special Scientific Interest.

The Derbyshire Dales The limestone dales found in Derbyshire and the Peak District are usually cut by crystal clear rivers and often flanked by precipitous cliffs or pinnacles.

Front cover of the book Delving Along the Derwent. For further information or to order a copy of the book, contact Ian Thomas on or .Hotels near Derwent Valley Mills: ( km) THE CARRIAGE HOUSE, listed building, open-plan, en-suites, Ref ( km) Alison House Hotel ( km) Willersley Castle Hotel ( km) The Greyhound Hotel ( km) Portland House c - Top 5* Luxury Party House; View all hotels near Derwent Valley Mills on Tripadvisor.