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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 633
 Date Entered 02/11/2012
 Updated on 02/11/2012
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 01/11/2012
 Location Cronkley Fell, White Force
 Civil Parish Holwick
 Brit. National Grid NY 8528 2808
 Altitude 430m
 Geology Metamorphosed limestone strata immediately below the Whin Cill.
 Record Name The White Force Mine and ruined Mine Shop.
 Record Description Mine entrance level,extensive mine spoil heaps and ruined building nearby interpreted as the mine shop.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes The well preserved entrance to the mine level has been closed by a metal gate. The ruined mine shop has recently been allowed to fall into a ruinous state following removal of the roof slates. The mining landscapes of Teeesdale are extensive, sometimes remote and well worth the walks necessary in visiting.
 Image 1 ID 3571         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The ruined mine shop. Noon Hill in the background.
 Image 2 ID 3572         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The ruined mine shop.
 Image 3 ID 3573         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description THe mine and White Force from the Mine Shop.
 Image 4 ID 3574         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description The mine spoil heaps.
 Image 5 ID 3575         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description The mine entrance.
 Image 6 ID 3576         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description The mine entrance.
 Image 7 ID 3577         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description The gated level entrance
 Image 8 ID 3578         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description The spoil heaps
 Image 9 ID 3579         Click image to enlarge
 Image 9 Description 
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