Middleton Mine 27th February 2010

Filed under: Mines,Underground — j3bu @ 12:00 pm

Middleton Limestone Mine was a limestone mine (with a secondary smaller lead mine) opening in 1959 and finally closing in 2005. With 40 staff (16 working underground)

5 levels and between 30 and 75 miles of road ways doesn’t even begin to describe the scale of this place. She’s a big lady.

Awesome.

Further Reading:

Wirksworth.org.uk

 

1 Comment for this post

 
janice brown Says:

Hi,
How can I get to do a trip to these mines.
Janice

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