Monument details

HER Number:1446/7/7
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:West Mine Acid Leaching Plant and Copper Precipitation Tanks.

Summary

No foundations of the Acid Leaching Plant and the Copper Precipitation Tanks could be found during 1997 excavations. Their whereabouts can be gauged however from the 1872 map. During the 1950's the probable area of Plant and Tanks was bull-dozed and buried with redistributed mine spoil and rubbish.


Parish:NETHER ALDERLEY, MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE EAST

Monument Types

  • COPPER MINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • MINE BUILDING (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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