Old Ash Mine is gated and you need to collect a key from Mr. Greatorex (see below).
Access to the sites on Lobby Farm including Old Ash Mine should be arranged in advance (especially evening visits) with Mr. Shaun Greatorex by calling (reveal).
He will ask to see your BCA PL Insurance cards or other proof of PL insurance when you call in at the farm.
(1957) , Trans C.R.G. Nol.5. No.1., p.22., Cave Research Group
(1983) , B.C.R.A. Caves & Caving No.20., p.16., British Cave Research Association
(2001) , Mining History. Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.14. No.5., p.38., Peak District Mines Historical Society
(2006) , Mining History Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.16. No.3., Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society
(2010) , Caves of the Peak District, p. 158, DCA