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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. Due to the condition of the workings this site is not included in the access agreement for Rookery Mine. Advance permission for access is required from Chatsworth Estates, to be requested through PDMHS who hold the key on Chatsworth's behalf. Please contact (reveal) in the first instance.


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