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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Mire Close Mines Lead Mine

Mire Close Mines (Mirey Close) Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


The Mire(y) Close Mines is a group of veins which lie on the north side of the River Lathkill and opposite Alport Smelting Mill.

The Mire(y) Close Vein ranges from Long Rake near Raper Mine, heading southeast to the River Lathkill.

Soft (Great) Rake is close to Mire Close Vein and runs parallel with it.

Roberts Vein trends northeast from Dark Lane to Wheels Rake, north of Baltic Wood.

Other veins in the location include Cobblers Vein, Old Dale Vein and Needhams/Hoosons or Soft Level Vein.

The grid reference given is the approximate location for the central part of this group.
The southeast end and sough location is approx SK 22270 64900.

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Last updated January 13th 2014 by LeeW
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Last updated January 13th 2014 by LeeW

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Major Mining Region

Mire Close Mines Lead Mine belongs to the Derbyshire region.

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