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Owlet Hole Mine


block No access to this site allowed.

Locked shaft beside steep footpath linking Matlock Bath & Upperwood, on Heights of Jacob. Due to persistent lock-breaking access arrangement is currently suspended (July 2015)


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Ford, T.D. (2001) , Mining History. Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.14. No.6., pp.1-34., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Webb, D. (2001) , A Cave and Mine Conservation Audit for the Masson Hill Area. D.C.A., , Derbyshire Caving Association
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010) , Caves of the Peak District, p. 158, DCA