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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 220
 Date Entered 04/06/2011
 Updated on 05/06/2011
 Recorded by Stephen Eastmead (admin)
 Category Vernacular Record
 Record Type Industrial Archaeology
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 02/06/2011
 Location Moulds Side, Langthwaite, Arkengarthdale
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NY 99140 02985
 Altitude 401M
 Record Name Underedge Level, Arkengarthdale Mines, Langthwaite.
 Record Description This level appears to have been worked between 1783 and 1787, producing very little lead. 2.0 tons in 1783 and 0.4 tons in 1786, presumably from the Underset Lime. There appears to be a number of nice cyrstals extracted from this level, including: barytes, fluorite, hemimorphite
 Additional Notes See also: http://www.swaag.org/EH%20SM%20pdfs/28902.pdf
 Image 1 ID 760         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Above Underedge Level looking north east towards the spoil heaps
 Image 2 ID 761         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Underedge Level
 Image 3 ID 762         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Underedge Level
 Image 4 ID 763         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Underedge Level: From the spoil heaps looking towards the adjacent New Mill flue.
 Image 5 ID 764         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Underedge Level: View up hill at Underedge Level spoil heaps.
 Image 6 ID 765         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Underedge Level Photo: Copyright: Chris Twigg
 Image 7 ID 766         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Underedge Level Photo: Copyright: Chris Twigg
 Image 8 ID 767         Click image to enlarge
 Image 8 Description Fluorite Barytes crystal from Underedge Level now in private ownership. Photo copyright Dr Stephen Moreton
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