• Kilhope Lead Mining Centre Weardale County DurhamPart 2

    Kilhope Lead Mining Centre Weardale County Durham Part 2 The site Out on the site the first building is the MINESHOP Men and boys worked in the mine to supplement farming income leaving the wives and to work the farms used as a store room for gunpowder and candles and now has some useful information boards about lead mining

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  • Wild Things To Do in Durham and North Pennines AONB

    Jun 08 2019  Staying at Killhope Lead Mining Museum Killhope Lead Mining Museum is an unusual place to rest your head It is one of 17 Dark Sky Discovery Sites in the North Pennines AONB An area with the most Dark Sky Discovery Sites than anywhere else in the UK

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  • UKMVDiana MariaUK Mining Ventures

    INTRODUCTION In 2017 ownership of the Rogerley mining operation changed to that of Ian and Diana Bruce under the name UK Mining Ventures Ltd While initial upgrading of the Rogerley mine was in progress opencast surface mining commenced around the outcrop of

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  • Use Of Lead In Mining

    Use Of Lead In Mining While lead mining is on the decline the secondary production and use of lead in products actually increased from 2012 to 2013 How Lead is Mined Lead like many other minerals is found underground and through the use of mines lead

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  • North of England Lead Mining MuseumWikipedia

    From 1818 mining in the area was controlled by W B Lead Co a mining company established by the Blacketts a prominent Newcastle family which had leased mining rights in Weardale from the Bishop of Durham In 1853 W B Lead began driving the Park Level

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  • Durham Dales Stanhope Walk in WeardaleThis is Durham

    About Distance 5 5 KM 3 5 miles Grade of walk Easy Moderate Time 2 3 Hours Explorer Map 307 A potted introduction to a classic Durham Dales scenery and heritage There are villages and attractions worth exploring nearby including Killhope award winning Lead Mining centre Harehope Quarry environmental education centre Weardale Museum and High House Chapel the oldest chapel in the

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  • An account of the mining districts of Alston Moor

    anaccount ofthe miningdistricts of alstonmoor weardale andteesdale in comprisiifg descriptivesketches ofthe scenery antiquities geology and miningoperations

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  • Lead MiningFluorspar

    Lead mining in Weardale certainly dates back to medieval times and though much evidence of early mining has been obliterated by later activities the occasional intact site can still be found Early methods of mining commonly employed included digging a series of Bell Pits along a vein outcrop or hushing to expose and separate near

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  • Coal Mining and Railway HistoryEngland s North East

    Weardale s Killhope Mine opened 1860 saw the introduction of a 30ft diameter wheel in 1878 by Blackett s It hauled tubs of ore to the crushing mill while other wheels worked the crushing machines jiggers buddles and separators The mine is now a lead mining museum

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  • Industrial heritage Explore North Pennines

    Mining was on a relatively small scale until the mid 18th century but from this time until the early 20th century much of the area was dominated by lead mining and the landscape was transformed Levels were driven miles underground to exploit the lead veins and the ground surface became stubbed with mine complexes dressing floors and smelt mills

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  • Durham E Theses Soil creep a process study in Killhope

    3 3 Great Limestone outcrop in Upper Weardale Killhope 68 3 4 Old quarry in Upper Weardale Killhope 68 3 5 Evidence of former lead mining activity in Upper Weardale 100 3 6 Cowhorse Hush a part natural but largely artificial erosional feature 101 3 7 A

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    The lead mining companies supported several new schools during the nineteenth century in Teesdale Weardale and Allendale alongside numerous institutes and reading rooms North Pennine industries received a great boost during the mid nineteenth century with the introduction of the railways and the road network was also much improved

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  • A History of Lead Mining in the Pennines 1 nbsped

    Lead Mining in the Pennines From Ten Tun of Ore by 112 bs to the Cwt made in Lead 6 Tun 11 pigs This ore did not weigh out it was 2 cwts 1 qr short weight aS Adl Expence of Carrg of Ten Tun of Ore from the Buckden Gavl Mine to the Birks Mill 13s per Tun in Lead 4 6 4 Expence of smelting and Knocking Slags per ton in lead 12s

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  • Cycling Explore North Pennines

    Each route provides a glimpse into the past with remnants of the lead mining industry dotted around Weardale Please note that the original leaflet was produced and printed in 2005 The routes are still valid but some of the information e g refreshments and facilities might be out of date

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  • Fluorite Mines in the North PenninesRookhope

    The Weardale Lead Company reopened the mine in the early twentieth century for fluorspar initially extracting it from dumps and backfill left during the lead mining period Shafts and inclines eventually worked the vein from the Great Limestone down to the Three Yard Limestone but by the early 1960s reserves of ore were becoming depleted and

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  • The Weardale Mines British Mining By R A Fairbairn

    weardale lead mining part 1 introduction how to research coal mining ancestors in the uk view topic stanhopeburn valley weardale uk mine cambokeels mine subterranea britannica weardale explore north pennines lead mining in weardale weardale uk

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  • British Mining No 70Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley

    DERWENT LEAD MINING AND SMELTING CO LTD 95 Derwent Mines 106 Whiteheaps Mine 107 Shildon 108 THE PERIOD 1900 TO 1950 The Consett Water Company s Bill 1902 110 Hetherington s 1917 Report on Hunstanworth Mines 110 Grindstone Cleugh 112 Blanchland Fluor Mines Ltd 113 British Steel Corporation 115 Weardale Mining Processing 115

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  • lead mining introduction

    Weardale Lead Mining Part 1 introductionDurham in Time PDF Weardale Lead Mining Part 1 ‐ introduction by Shirley Waldock One of the richest lead ore mining areas in England lies at the point where the

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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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  • KillhopeCool Places

    Cowshill Weardale Durham DL13 1AR 01388 537 505 Website The iconic waterwheel announces your arrival at Killhopethe best preserved lead mining site in the UK and a fantastic place to look back to the days when Weardale and the North Pennines were squarely at Britain s booming industrial heart

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  • Walking in Weardale Walking in Durham Guidebooks

    Introduction 2 Access and the right to roam 3 The walks 4 Weather 5 Maps At the top end of Weardale lies a relic of the old lead mining days Nothing so small as a level entrance or the donut of a shaft this stretches a full three quarters of a mile down the side of the hill and is deep enough to hide three double decker buses

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  • Contemporary and historic river channel change at Swinhope

    1874 Egglestone s Weardale or the Weardale Nick Stick Part iv A History of Lead Mining in the Pennines 1993 A meso scale field investigation of channel change and floodplain characteristics in an upland braided gravel bed river 1992 Stream HydrologyAn Introduction for Ecologists

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  • PDF Soil plant interactions and the uptake of Pb at

    Environ Int 2008 34 562 77 King RJ The Boltsburn mine Weardale County Durham England The Mineralogical Record 1982 13 5 18 Louis H Lead mines in Weardale County Durham worked by the Weardale Lead Company Limited The Mining Magazine 191716 15 25 MacKenzie AB and Pulford ID

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  • Weardale Lead Mining Part Introduction

    A Lead mining County when Britain was the world s leading producer Weardale and Teesdale as part of the North Pennine orefield were the chief centres of lead mining in the country Although the industry had virtually collapsed by the beginning of this century it is still common to hear the upper valleys of the Wear and Tees referred get

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  • WeardaleSteetley Minerals

    WEARDALE Co Durham England MINING HISTORY The mining of Lead zinc and latterly fluorite and barytes in the North Pennines is well documented going back at least 700 years and possibly back to Roman times During much of that time however mineral working has been on a

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  • Out and About in Upper Weardale Historical Association

    Apr 17 2020  It is the most significant town in beautiful Upper Weardale Like many towns in this area Stanhope s growth accelerated in the nineteenth century as it was a major centre for lead mining Today with a main road lined by rustic stone houses and a small marketplace it is a popular tourist hub

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  • Current researchsilver mining

    Introduction At their conquest of England in 1066 and the subsequent occupation of parts of Wales the Normans inherited a dispersed small scale silver mining industry exploiting silver bearing lead ores The mines were to be found on the Carboniferous limestone uplands like the Derbyshire Peak Mendip the Welsh borders and the northern

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  • British Mining No 70Lead Mining in the Derwent Valley

    DERWENT LEAD MINING AND SMELTING CO LTD 95 Derwent Mines 106 Whiteheaps Mine 107 Shildon 108 THE PERIOD 1900 TO 1950 The Consett Water Company s Bill 1902 110 Hetherington s 1917 Report on Hunstanworth Mines 110 Grindstone Cleugh 112 Blanchland Fluor Mines Ltd 113 British Steel Corporation 115 Weardale Mining Processing 115 Finale 115

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  • The History of Lead Mining in the North East of England

    Jul 21 2006  The History of Lead Mining in the North East of England Paperback21 July 2006 The History of Lead Mining in the North East of England Paperback21 July 2006 by Les Turnbull Author 4 8 out of 5 stars 7 ratings See all formats and editions Hide

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  • UKMVWeardale MinesUK Mining Ventures

    Lead mining in Weardale dates back many hundreds of years and it s likely Roman mining engineers exploited the rich lead veins during their occupation of the British Isles Although quite a few types of minerals can be found in Weardale the most beautiful without doubt is Fluorite

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  • Holidays and Travel in later lifeWeardale

    In Upper Weardale you can Wake up to Wildlife with rich birdlife around the pastures and the edge of the heather moorlandgolden plover grouse snipe partridge and short eared owl Just a few miles down the Dale is the Weardale Museum for another insight into the lead mining life

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  • Geology of the North Pennines Orefield

    Prior to that fluorite which is plentiful in many of the Weardale mines was considered waste or deads and used as backfull or dumped The rise in demand for fluorite coincided with a declining market for lead and helped to extend the life of the mining district into the 20th century

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  • Geology of the North Pennines Orefield

    Prior to that fluorite which is plentiful in many of the Weardale mines was considered waste or deads and used as backfull or dumped The rise in demand for fluorite coincided with a declining market for lead and helped to extend the life of the mining district into the 20th century

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  • In Search of a Hidden Landscape LAND2

    Artworks at Killhope the North of England Lead Mining Museum Upper Weardale County Durham David Walker Barker and Chris Rawson Tetley The Northern Pennine region is an area noted for the spectacular nature of its landscape topography and scenery providing the setting for a convergence of geological and human histories that were embodied in the mining for lead zinc and fluorspar

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  • The Weardale mines ee Online Library

    Jan 01 2010  INTRODUCTION Excellent fluorite specimens have come from a number of mines in the Weardale region since mining began there in the 12th century Fortunately for the collecting community there was generally a tolerant attitude on the part of mining companies toward the collecting of specimens by miners in their off hours

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  • Use Of Lead In Mining

    Use Of Lead In Mining While lead mining is on the decline the secondary production and use of lead in products actually increased from 2012 to 2013 How Lead is Mined Lead like many other minerals is found underground and through the use of mines lead

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  • Eighteenth Century County DurhamWilcuma

    1769 and Weardale stinted moors and pasture 25 000 acres in 1799 In respect of the lead industry Bailey records that by 1809 there were 86 mines working in the county mainly in Weardale and Teesdale The mines were often leased to the London Lead Company which paid rents and royalties

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  • River WearWikipedia

    The River Wear ˈ w ɪər WEER in North East England rises in the Pennines and flows eastwards mostly through County Durham to the North Sea in the City of Sunderland At 60 mi 97 km long it is one of the region s longest rivers wends in a steep valley through the cathedral city of Durham and gives its name to Weardale in its upper reach and Wearside by its mouth

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  • Kilhope Lead Mining Centre Weardale County Durham Part 3

    Kilhope Lead Mining Centre Weardale County Durham Part 3 Underground mine tour There is something exciting about going underground and by the time the tour was due to begin there were six expectant people waiting Part of this is quite low and we were thankful for the hard hats The main part of the tour is through a specially

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  • Fluoride in plants colonising fluorspar mine waste in the

    Jul 01 1976  Deposits of fluorspar mine waste in the Peak District and Weardale contain high concentrations of lead zinc and fluoride The flora naturally established on these sites is described Analysis of leaves and roots shows of fluoride ranging between 100 and 10 000 μg F/g dry wt Concentrations of this magnitude have not been reported previously

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