Derbyshire Archaeology Day

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  • 28/07/2024 10:00 - 28/07/2024 16:00

    Festival of Archaeology closing event.

    DAS will have a stall.

  • 08/09/2024 11:00 - 08/09/2024 16:00

    The atmospheric remains of Magpie Mine are one of the top industrial heritage sites in Derbyshire. It was the last working lead mine in the Derbyshire orefield and is one of the best surviving examples  in the UK of a 19th century lead mine. Peak District Mines Historical Society is opening the site for free tours of the site running between 11am and 4pm. No booking - just turn up on the day, tours last about one hour.

    Magpie Mine is located near the village of Sheldon in the Peak District, about 5km west of Bakewell. Its Ordnance Survey Grid Ref is SK173682 and postcode DE45 1QU (please be aware that some sat-navs may take you to Sheldon village). Free parking will be available.