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Ashford Black Marble Mine

Entrance of Ashford Black Marble Mine


DCA indemnifies Chatsworth and processes all applications to enter the Mine (the the DCA website for details). All visitors to have PL insurance cover and abide by the access procedures in force at the time of their visit; emergencies and/or damage to be reported as soon as possible to DCA.  The cave is gated and for access you should apply in advance to DCA's Access Officer:  (reveal). Mine is a scheduled RIGS.


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