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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 643
 Date Entered 19/11/2012
 Updated on 20/11/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 18/11/2012
 Location Fremington Edge
 Civil Parish Reeth
 Brit. National Grid Hidden
 Altitude 392m
 Geology The outcrop scarp of the Main Limestone
 Record Name Jingle Pot Level
 Record Description See Dunham and Wilson 1985. Geology of the North Pennine Orefield. Volume 2. Stainmore to Craven. p146 and Figure 27. See also L.O. Tyson 1989. British Mining Monograph No 38. This level was cut to work the Jingle Pot Vein and String in the main Limestone and Underset Limesone which had already been worked from a series of shafts over a distance of 730m 800m NW of the Copperthwaite workings. This Level was subsequently extended for a further distance of 625m below the shallow valley seperating Fremington Edge from Hurst. This further extension, known as the Langstaff Trial connected Fremington Edge with the Hurst Mines. It would be easy to overlook the comparatively small spoil tailing heap and small bouse teams of this mine level when walking below the high limestone Scars of Fremington Edge, but close examination of the entrance workings to this extensive lead mine working show that: 1. The level has collapsed and is not accessible. See photo image Nos3695 and 3696 2. Small bouse teams were built below the Spoil heap.See photo image Nos 3697, 3698 3. A lead dressing floor or possible lead bale exists just below the bouse team. Much lead vein material is present here. See photo image Nos 3700,3701
 Dimensions See text.
 Additional Notes Considering that tis level extended for a total distance of nearly 1 mile to connect Freminton Edge with the Hurst Lead Veins, the surface remains at the entrance to this lead mine are remarkably discrete and not prominent.
 Image 1 ID 3693         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Fremington Edge, Jingle Pot Level from east.
 Image 2 ID 3694         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Fremington Edge, Jingle Pot Level from west.
 Image 3 ID 3695         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Jingle Pot Level. The collapsed entrance.
 Image 4 ID 3696         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Jingle Pot Level. The collapsed entrance.
 Image 5 ID 3697         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Fremington Edge, Jingle Pot Level showing bouse teams below spoil heap.
 Image 6 ID 3698         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Fremington Edge, Jingle Pot Level showing bouse teams below spoil heap.
 Image 7 ID 3699         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Ore dressing floor?.
 Image 8 ID 3700         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Vein material.
 Image 9 ID 3701         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description Vein material.
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