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Pretoria Mine

Entrance of Pretoria Mine


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On the west side of the Monyash road out of Bakewell, under land owned by Lady Manners School. Access is down a 6m steel ladder in a shaft built to intersect the head of the incline when the quarry was backfilled. Contact PDHMS Mining Museum, Matlock Bath for access.


Bowering, G & Flindall, R. (1998), , Bull. PDMHS Vol 13. No.5., pp.24-25., Peak District Mines Historical Society
Barker, I. & Beck, J.S. (2010), , Caves of the Peak District, p. 307, DCA