HISTORY

John Barnatt's definitive monograph on the history of the Ecton mines: Delving Ever Deeper: The Ecton Mines through Time ISBN 978-0-901428-26-4, Bakewell, Peak District National Park. CLICK HERE for further information
Available from Matlock Mining Museum. You can download a leaflet about this book from here.
A paper to download about the Ecton Mine dressing floor: The Ecton Mines 1880s Dressing Shed Archaeological Evaluation Excavations - November-December 2015 by John Barnatt.
The Ecton Mines: Four Millennia of Extracting Copper - article from British Archaeology Nov/Dec 2013, by John Barnatt and Simon Timberlake. Download PDF- warning, this file is very large (7 megabytes)


Natural England, Historic England and National Trust information:
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Snap of a snapped snap-bench



An original timber snap bench from late 18th century.
The snap bench was where miners would sit to eat their snap (lunch).

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