- Last Updated: Monday, 21 December 2020 14:07
- Written by GRAHAM BROOKS
LAKE DISTRICT MINES
A small hush to attempt to find the vein at Carrock End copper mine.
Hush in Roughten Gill NY 29821 35718.
A very long and deep hush running down from the Silver Band mine on Great Dun Fell down into Knock Ore Gill. starting at NY 70170 31614 running to NY 70310 30239.
an adit was driven into the bottom of the hush.
Another deep long hush Knock Hush running across Green Fell and dropping into Swindale Beck. Running from NY 71441 19715 to NY 71153 29114.
Hush running down from Corn Rigg running from a small dam at NY 71886 37321 to Corn Rigg Syke at NY 71696 37181.
There are a number small dressing floors either side of the hush and a number of shafts towards the bottom.
Hush on the south slope of Cross Fell from a dam at NY 69455 33925 into Crowdundle Beck at NY 69610 33459.
Front of dam for the above hush.
The hush lower down is crossed by the track from blencarn past Tees Head to Garrigill. Dry stone walls have been built across the hush to carry the track.
The dam in the foreground across the picture with the hush running away downhill at Silver Kell Well mine NY 829 198.