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Hanging Bank, Ecton Hill

Round Barrow(s)


Peak District Mines Historical Society

You might like this link, Stubob - it's an article by John Barnatt and Garth Thomas about the evidence pointing to copper mining at Ecton Hill in prehistoric times. It's from 'Mining History' - there are lots of other editions on the website
It must have been a significant place.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
6th August 2014ce
Edited 6th August 2014ce

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Nice one.....we were up there for the Sycamore Cave, the burial there had a small copper axe made from local ore. stubob Posted by stubob
6th August 2014ce
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