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Fern Cave

Entrance of Fern Cave


block No access to this site allowed.

Actually a large and very old opencut (fenced and gated) stope on High Tor Rake rather than a cave. On land belonging to Derbyshire Dales District Council - no access agreement is in place.


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Pickin, J. (1985) , Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.9. No.3., pp.197-199. Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Ford, T.D. (2001) , Mining History. Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.14. No.6., pp.1-34., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010) , Caves of the Peak District, p. 149, DCA