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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > New Rake Bottom Lead Mine

New Rake Bottom Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


Located on New Rake to the north of Moss Rake and recent quarry.

The mine is dated to at least 1740, when there are records of a mining dispute. The site includes surface workings along the rake, stopes, hillocks, coe, ruined belland wall, dressing floor, possible bouseteem and nearby buddle/storage dam.

Based on details taken from Mining History 17.5: A history and Gazetteer of Lead Mines within Bradwell Liberty, Derbyshire, 1216-1890.


There is sketch and description of the mine site in Mining History 15.1 Surface Remains of the Castleton / Peak Forest Area, Derbyshire

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Major Mining Region

New Rake Bottom Lead Mine belongs to the Derbyshire region.

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