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Lewis A Some memories of work at the Greenside lead mines Glenridding Photocopy of author s notes - 1982 Louis H Lead Mines in Weardale County Durham worked by the Weardale Lead Mining Company Ltd Mining Magazine VolXVI January 1917 pp15-25...

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Durham Mining Museum

This site hosts the Durham Mining Museum website Tweet List of Mines List of Mines 1888 List of mines under the Metalliferous Mines Act - Lead Min Name of Mine Hurst Lead Mines Ltd 6 Great St Helens London EC Keldheads Leyburn J Rodwell Lord Bolton Bolton Castle Bedale Yorks Killhope Weardale...

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Killhope Woodland Walks

Killhope Museum to remain closed Cowshill Refurbished in 2016 Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family Guided mine tours working water wheel original machinery exhibitions workshops family events performances stunning scenery Yurt hires shop and cafe Special events...

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Libraries and Special Collections in County Durham

The coal- and lead-mining heritage of the North East is strongly reflected in research collections throughout the region of Durham Many of the collections held by Durham University Archives and Special Collections relate to the coal- and lead-mining interests of land-owning families during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuri...

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Was there ever a lead mine on Lead Mine Road in Raleigh

Jun 13 2017 0183 32 Leadville CO Molybdenum Mine aka Climax Mine Colorado 14 replies Old family cemeteries on Lead Mine Road Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Cary 2 replies What are those huge cranes building at the Intersection of Lead Mine Rd and Strickland Rd in N Raleigh Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill Cary 7 replies...

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History of lead mining Minerals and mines Foundations

The 19th century was a period which saw Cornish mining technology used to deepen some of the mines in search of richer ore deposits However as the lead veins narrow with depth this proved unsuccessful and attention was switched to resmelting the lead-rich waste slag and slimes left over from previous medieval mining...

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Coldberry lead mine and associated hushes Middleton in

Approximately 10 000 lead industry sites are estimated to survive in England spanning nearly three millennia of mining history from the later Bronze Age c1000 BC until the present day though before the Roman period it is likely to have been on a small scale...

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Middle Greenlaws Level Lead Mine WWII

Middle Greenlaws Level mine and ore works is one of several lead mining sites in Weardale that are protected as Scheduled Ancient Monuments SAMs and which is also on the Buildings at Risk Register The Historic Environment Record HER indicates mining activity to the east of Greenlaws as early as the 14th century with leases granted by the...

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Killhope lead mining museum by drone Co Durham UK

Killhope lead mining museum Tells the story of the miners their families and the hardship they endured From extracting the ore to final processing with in...

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Lead mining remains at Ramshaw Hunstanworth

Raistrick A Jennings B A History of Lead Mining in the Pennines 1983 54 Chapman N A British Mining in Sikehead Lead Mine Ramshaw Northumberland Vol 55 1995 31-36 Other Tyne Wear Industrial Monuments Trust Lead Working Sites in County Durham Recomended for Protection 1974 Typescript report for Durham C C...

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Lead mining remains at Ramshaw Hunstanworth County Durham

Lead mining remains at Ramshaw is a Scheduled Monument in Hunstanworth County Durham England See why it was listed view it on a map see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building...

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Old Rookhope Archive History of Lead Mining

Lead artefacts are frequently found in the Roman forts on and near Hadrian s Wall but no specific evidence of Roman lead-mining activity in County Durham has been found Lead was certainly mined in the Durham dales from the 12th century and was in demand for the roofs of important medieval buildings such as castles and churches as well as...

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Killhope Lead Mining Museum Durham Locate

Durham County Council Service Type Hobbies and interests Website Killhope Lead Mining Museum Accessible premises Some parts of the site are rough underfoot but the site is partly accessible with ramps to the buildings and washing floor The visitor centre and its facilities are all fully accessible...

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History of coal mining in Durham and Northumberland

Apr 21 2019 0183 32 History of coal mining in Durham and Northumberland Coals to Newcastle mining disasters mine closures and mining villag In the dales of West Durham coal mines were absent too yet Teesdale and Weardale were mining centres though here it was lead mines not shown on our map that dominated the landscape...

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Coal Mining and Durham Collieries

Coal production peaked in 1913 and in 1923 there were 170 000 miners working in County Durham The industry declined in the county after the Second World War and many pits closed in the 1950s and 1960s The last colliery in the Durham coalfield closed in 1994 About Coal Mining Records in Durham...

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Remains of the Northern Pennine lead mining industry on

Remains of the Northern Pennine lead mining industry on the Durham Moors at Sikehead near Blanchland Clearview / Alamy Stock Photo Image ID BK71EB On the lower slope of of a hilllside called Bolt s Law lie remnants of the 18th 19th century lead mining industry...

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North Pennines

Durham The principal centres of lead mining in this county were in Teesdale and Weardale where most of the ore came from similar strata to those found in the mines of east Cumberland The Bishop of Durham owner of the minerals in upper Weardale from the mid 12th century formalized earlier arrangements in 1566 by letting them to a Moor...

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Stanhope Lead Mines Deeds

The North Pennines were a major source of lead ore with several centres of mining and processing In Weardale there were many mineral resources which came into the possession of the Bishop of Durham in the twelfth century and passed in the nineteenth century to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners...

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Old Rookhope ore hearth lead smeltmill 630m north west of

the medieval period Originally mined principally for lead it was also worked for other non-ferous minerals and iron ore from the 19th century The valley still retains an active fluorspar mine The mineral rights were held by the Bishops of Durham from 1154 they appointed agents to grant mining leases and oversee the collection of the Bishop...

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Killhope Museum to remain closed

Refurbished in 2016 Killhope is a multi award winning Victorian lead mining museum offering a great day out for the family Guided mine tours working water wheel original machinery exhibitions workshops family events performances stunning scenery Yurt hires shop and cafe...

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Coal Mining in North East England

Lead mining was also carried out in Swaledale and Arkengarthdale in neighbouring North Yorkshire The Blacketts a Tyneside coal-owning family leased land in Weardale from the Bishop of Durham in the late 1680s and developed mines like Burtree Pasture in Weardale Coalcleugh in the West Allen and the Allenheads Mine...

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Rookhope and the Lead Mines

Rookhope and the Lead Mines is a 48 mile loop trail located near Rookhope Durham England that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate The trail offers a number of activity options...

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Catalogue of deeds relating to Stanhope Lead Mines BRA 1118

Reference code GB-0033-BRA-1118 Title Stanhope Lead Mines deeds BRA 1118 Dates of creation 1683-1838 Extent 74 items Held by Durham University Library Archives and Special Collections Origination lead mines around Stanhope Co Durham...

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Coldberry lead mine and associated hushes Middleton in

Reasons for Designation Approximately 10 000 lead industry sites are estimated to survive in England spanning nearly three millennia of mining history from the later Bronze Age c1000 BC until the present day though before the Roman period it is likely to have been on a small scale...

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Allendale Northumberland The Allen East Allen and West

This river rises to the south close to the border with County Durham with the upper part of the valley of Rookhope at Rookhope Head just across the border Rookhope in Durham is an offshoot of neighbouring Weardale and like Allendale was once noted for its lead mining...

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Lead Mining news from the The Northern Echo

From about 1750 to 1850 lead mining was big business and Britain was the world s leading producer The North Pennine lead field comprising Teesdale Weardale South Tynedale and the Derwent valley...

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