Magpie Mine - an ancient lead mine and agents cottage, now used as the PDMHS field centre.


Northern Mines Research Society

Saturday 12th May 2007

10.00 Per Person Including Lunch.

T'Owd Man

Meet at Magpie Mine (sk174682 ngr) from 09.30 onwards during which time tea/coffee will be available.

We will have the use of mini buses for the day. Cars to be left at Magpie with security staff in attendance.

10.30 am Prompt - leave for High Rake site (sk165779) where Dr. John Barnatt will give a talk & tour.

12.30 Return to Magpie for buffet lunch & guided tours of the site.

14.00 The buses will take us to Winster (sk240605), an example of a typical mining village, around which Dr. Lynn Willies will lead a guided tour.

16.00 Return to Magpie for "cuppa"/chat before leaving.

Usual walking/weather gear required. There is the opportunity of an underground trip in Devonshire Cavern /Mine lead by Dr. John Barnatt. (no more than 10 people using their own transport). Booking for this is based on a "first come, first served basis". Participants need to bring their own underground kit, helmet and lamps.

Click HERE to download a booking form

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