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Posts by Brooks

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Topic: Mine on scarrowmanwick fell Cumbria
Brooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/03/2020 09:38:41   Subject: Mine on scarrowmanwick fell Cumbria
British Mining no 88 has a note on it also Smith and Murphy mines of the West Pennines
Topic: Tynehead Smelt Mill
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/08/2018 17:58:03   Subject: Tynehead Smelt Mill
The chimney for the smelt mill is at NY 76278 36583 with only the foundations remaining. There are a few small workings to the east of the flue. There is no evidence for any rails at any of the mines
Topic: Whitehaven redevelopment
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/11/2017 15:00:55   Subject: Whitehaven redevelopment
the latest newsletter says they have re-opened the old Sandwith anhydrite drift and explored the start of it.

http://www.westcumbriamining.com/company-news/west-cumbria-mining-successfully-
Topic: Bouseteam/Bingstead probably early 1970s (photo)
Brooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/10/2017 19:54:31   Subject: Bouseteam/Bingstead probably early 1970s (photo)
that certainly looks like Hudgill before restoration. The scheduling description suggests that the grooves in the back wall are delivery shoots.
Topic: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/02/2016 12:03:38   Subject: Nenthead Traction engine (photo)
Looking at quoins on the pillar between the door and the corner of the building they are completely different to those there now. So unless there has been significant rebuilding unlikely to be the Ass
Topic: Boundary Stones on Alston Moor
Brooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2015 19:46:38   Subject: Boundary Stones on Alston Moor
I Haven't been to the stone by the chimney, but there is a boundary stone near Perry's Dam with an 'A' on one side and 'P' on the other (Presumably A for Alston Moor and P for Priorsdale.

Topic: Grasshill Lead Mine
Brooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/07/2012 10:09:53   Subject: Grasshill Lead Mine
It is quite amasing how quickly after parking up on the Teesdale Alston road and setting off over the moor (even on legal paths) a little green four by four arrives to look at you.
Topic: Grasshill Lead Mine
Brooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/07/2012 17:50:47   Subject: Grasshill Lead Mine
The size and type of engine used is what I am after

Thank you
Topic: Grasshill Lead Mine
Brooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/07/2012 11:23:51   Subject: Grasshill Lead Mine
Despite the very obvious remains at the site of a steam engine here i can not find any actual references to the size etc. Can anyone help?
Topic: Hodbarrow Iron Mine
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/12/2010 14:42:46   Subject: Hodbarrow Iron Mine
CAT bought some of the lots and they will be placed in their archive.
Topic: Hodbarrow Iron Mine
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 05/12/2010 10:08:08   Subject: Hodbarrow Iron Mine
Hi You need to contact the cumbria record Office at Barrow. they have most of the records for the mine.730+ according to a quick look on A2A
Topic: Kirby thore gypsum mine
Brooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/09/2009 21:09:26   Subject: Kirby thore gypsum mine
They do do trips for organised groups.
Topic: Boulby June 2009
Brooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2009 08:34:30   Subject: Boulby June 2009
Depending on date would like to go
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