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Tear Breeches Mine


block No access to this site allowed.

Following series of collapses & fatalities, all entrances sealed or obliterated, except for Public tours into Royal Mine via Gulliver's Kingdom theme park. Part of Masson Hill SSSI.


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Ford, T.D. (2001), , Mining History. Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.14. No.6., pp.1-34. Survey., 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. 162, DCA