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Arrock Black Marble Mine

Entrance of Arrock Black Marble Mine


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On the south side of the Sheldon road from the A6 near Ashford, 100m from the junction. Gated, on instruction of Chatsworth Estates. Very occasional access only, by arrangement with Peak District Mines Historical Society.


Mine contains collapsed areas, rotten timber supports etc.


Ford, T.D. (1964), , Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.2. No.4., pp.179-188. Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Tomlinson, J.M. (1996), Derbyshire Black Marble., P.D.M.H.S. Special Publication No.4. Survey., , Peak District Mines Historical Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 298, DCA