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Slitherstones Mine No 1

Entrance of Slitherstones Mine No 1


Call at Oxlow House Farm to ask permission where a £2 charge is payable. Failure to do this could upset future access for everybody. No changing available at farm, limited parking at Farm in the small yard immediately next to the road in front of the barn, do not obstruct gates, a small parking fee of £1 is charged. Alternatively, use roadside verge but beware, as parked vehicles have been broken into. Do not approach entrances from Rowter Farm direction. These mine shafts are beyond and to the south-west of Nettle Pot. Leave all entrance lids secure and heed any warning notices posted on state of these sites & their entrances. Report any problems to DCA.


Elliot, D. (1975), , Caves of Northern Derbyshire Part 1., pp.23-25. Survey.,
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 127, DCA