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    Download Citation Lead Mining Archaeology in the Yorkshire Dales This article explores how new research is transforming our understanding of the lead mining landscapes of the Yorkshire Dales.

  • Lead mining in the Yorkshire Dales Dales Discoveries

    Moulded blocks of lead, or 'pig irons" have been found in the Yorkshire Dales dating back as far as Roman times, when British lead was exported to Rome for use on roofs and to make paint. In the middle ages, lead was used to make weapons, water pipes and for stained glass windows.

  • A glimpse into the lead mining heritage of the Yorkshire

    Lead mining in the 18th and 19th centuries left its mark on the landscape, and several ruined mine workings can still be seen in the uplands.. The geology of upland areas of Britain where the...

  • Old Gang ruins: The abandoned lead The Yorkshire Post

    17.08.2019· A history of lead mining in the Dales The geology of upland areas of Britain where the movement of fault lines causes limestone beds to crack creates deposits of

  • Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales

    Lead mining has majorly shaped the landscape that can still be seen across the Yorkshire Dales today From the 16th Century to the early 20th Century, the Dales landscape was revolutionised by the rapid growth in mining and smelting. Minerals were extracted from veins beneath the moors; specifically galena, which produces lead.

  • Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales MyLearning

    In 1378 lead from Wensleydale was used to rebuild the gatehouse of Carlisle Castle. In the 15th Century lead was exported from Swaledale and Nidderdale via York to Antwerp, Bordeaux and Danzig. From c1540, following the break-up of monastic and crown estates, mines were leased to individuals.

  • Lead mining in the Yorkshire Dales » SomeBeans

    24.12.2011· Lead mining has been carried out in the Yorkshire Dales since Roman times, the workings at Gunnerside Gill started in the 16th century but the majority of the visible surface remains are from the 19th century. The Bunting (or Bunton) level where the photos were taken was opened in 1802 and closed in 1898. Lead mining: entrance to Bunting level

  • A Rich Seam: Lead Mining and Textile Heritage in the

    The DCM’s collection of Dales knitting sticks are now on permanent display Overall, the new displays allow us to exhibit better the rich history of lead mining and textiles in the Yorkshire Dales. The lead mining and textile industries were once vital to the Dales, especially in the 19th century.

  • Out of Oblivion: A landscape through time

    Lead ore (galena) is found deposited in vertical mineral veins in Swaledale, Arkengarthdale, and Wensleydale in the north of the Dales and between Nidderdale and Wharfedale in the south, alongside other minerals such as fluorspar, calcite and barites.

  • Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales

    Lead mining has majorly shaped the landscape that can still be seen across the Yorkshire Dales today From the 16th Century to the early 20th Century, the Dales landscape was revolutionised by the rapid growth in mining and smelting. Minerals were extracted from veins beneath the moors; specifically galena, which produces lead.

  • Lead mining in the Yorkshire Dales » SomeBeans

    24.12.2011· Lead mining has been carried out in the Yorkshire Dales since Roman times, the workings at Gunnerside Gill started in the 16th century but the majority of the visible surface remains are from the 19th century. The Bunting (or Bunton) level where the photos were taken was opened in 1802 and closed in 1898. Lead mining: entrance to Bunting level

  • Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales MyLearning

    Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales. Lead mining, a major industry in the Northern Pennines 1650 to 1900 . View resources Teachers notes Share. Add to board. Teacher's Notes Early Mining: A Brief History Lead Production in the 18th and 19th Centuries Mining Methods Bell Pits and Hushes Mining Methods Levels, Stopes, Deads and Spoil Mining Methods Shafts Processing Ore The Dressing

  • Mining in the Yorkshire Dales

    Mining in the Yorkshire Dales. Owing to the geology of the area the rocks of the Yorkshire Dales are endowed with mineral deposits which have attracted industrial activity since Roman times (and possibly even before then). Of particular interest over the centuries has been the presence of galena (a lead ore) which occurs within veins which have been exposed in places at the surface and running

  • Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining Apps on Google Play

    27.04.2016· Discover the hidden history of lead mining in the Yorkshire Dales An app that will help you discover the hidden history of lead mining in the Yorkshire

  • Lead Mining Story Comes To Life Yorkshire Times

    The impact of lead mining on the Yorkshire Dales and the work needed to conserve the remains of the industry are being highlighted in a new exhibition of photographs. The Yoredale offices of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) in Bainbridge are playing host to the exhibition called 'The Hills Afford Great Store of Lead' until September 25. The photos form part of the

  • Bibliography of Lead Mining in Yorkshire & Lancashire

    “The Grimwith Lead Mining Company Ltd.” Memoirs of the Northern Cavern and Mine Research Society: pp.1-21. Dickinson, J. M. (1968). “The Rimmington Lead and Silver Mines.” Memoirs of the Northern Cavern and Mine Research Society: pp.21-22. Dickinson, J. M. (1969). “Compressed Air Drilling in the Yorkshire Dales Lead Mines.”

  • Summary of Sources National Association of Mining

    Roe, M 2003 ‘Lead Mining in the Yorkshire Dales’ Landscapes 4.1, 65-78 Roe, M 2006 ‘Recording Mining Landscapes in the Yorkshire Dales: The Contribu tion of the Northern Mines Research Society’ Industrial Archaeology Review 28, 118-22 Roe, M and Davies, A 2007 Hebden Moor Lead Mine Dressing Floor. MAC (unpub report)

  • Arthur Raistrick Wikipedia

    An industrial archaeologist Raistrick was also a field archaeologist of some renown, specialising in the Craven area of the Yorkshire Dales, around his long-time home at Linton, near Grassington. His work in the field of industrial archaeology occupied much of his mature years.

  • Out of Oblivion: A landscape through time

    Lead mining also directly changed the landscape with its sprawling spoil heaps and remains of smelt mills and ore processing areas. This is even more apparent on the road between Langthwaite in Arkengarthdale and Low Row in Swaledale. Here vast scars caused by washing out lead veins using dammed sources of water (hushing) can be seen.