Monument details

HER Number:1446/7/6
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:West Mine - Wood Mine Tramway.

Summary

The Tramway is described as a long, straight, level cutting between the Wood Mine Adit and the West Mine Dressing floors. It was used for conveying ores to the crusher and the leaching plant. The 1872 map shows it as operational.


Parish:NETHER ALDERLEY, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • COPPER MINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TRAMWAY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 1020181: Wood Mine Cobalt Works And Associated Mines, 340M East Of White Barn Farm



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