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LIST OF MINES in Great Britain and the Isle of Man, 1938

 
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List of Mines 1938

ENGLAND

Metalliferous mines

Cumberland, Durham, N. Lancashire, Northumberland, Westmorland, York (North Riding)

 

 

 

 

Cumberland

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Barrow Haematite Steel Co. Ltd., Ore Bank Hoiuse, Bigrigg

Aldby (discontinued)

Cleator Moor

H Lawn

Red hematite

-
-

ditto

Bigrigg (Croft)

Bigrigg

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

Crowgarth incl. York and Church Pits

Cleator Moor

ditto

ditto

73
34

ditto

David Lawn

Bigrigg

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

Stirlings No.4

Cleator Moor

ditto

ditto

-
-

ditto

Wyndham

ditto

ditto

ditto

128
40

Beckermet Mining Co. Ltd., Moss Bay, Workington

ditto

Winscales & Mildred (Pumping only)

Sir John Walsh

Woodend

Bigrigg

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

143
39

Buttermere Green Slate Quarries Ltd., Station Buildings, Keswick

ditto

Honister

Yew Craggs

Honister Pass

Honister

Com. Hoare

ditto

Slate

ditto

42
45

Caldbeck Mines Ltd., 82, King William St. London

Potts Ghyll

Caldbeck

Barytes

6
2

Carlisle Plaster & Cement Co. Ltd., Cocklakes, nr. Carlisle

Cocklakes

Carlisle

WS Trimble

Gypsum & anhydride

52
3

Cumberland Silica Co. 9 Stephenson St., Burnley, Lancs.

Carrock

carrok Fell

TH Ames

Quartz

1
1

Frizington Iron Ore Co., Ltd., County Sq., Ulverston, Lancs.

Enid

Frizington

C Severs

Red haematite

4
5

Hodbarrow Mining Co. Ltd., Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines, Millom

Hodbarrow

Hodbarrow, Millom

CJ Vaughan

ditto

168
126

Leylands Rigg Head Quarries, Borrowdale, Keswick

Rigg Head No.1

Borrowdale

Slate

1
1

ditto

ditto No.9

ditto

Not worked in 1938

ditto

-
-

ditto

ditto No.10

Abandoned

ditto

-
-

Long Meg Plaster & Mineral Co. Ltd., North House, North John St., Liverpool

Long Meg

Langwathby

Vincent Bramall

Gypsum

14
2

Marple & Gillott Ltd., Stevenson Rd., Sheffield

Threlkeld

Threlkeld, nr. Keswick

C Hewitson

Lead Ore

-
1

Millom & Askam Hematite Iron Co. Ltd., Millom

Florence

Egremont

A Hibbert

Red hematite

194
93

Ullcoats Mining Co. Ltd., Ullcoats Mines, Egremont

Ullcoats Nos.1&7

ditto

dsitto

Lead & zinc ores

116
44

Vieille Montagne Zinc Co. Nenthead, Alston

Brownley Hill & Svraith Hole (closed 8/37)

Nenthead

A Treloar

ditto

-
-

ditto

Nentbury

Alston

ditto

ditto

32
39

ditto

Rodderup Fell

ditto

ditto

Lead ore

40
42

F Walker, The Ellens, Grange, nr. Keswick

Gate Crag

Borrowdale

Not owkred in 1938

Slate

-
-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Durham

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

J Bainbridge & Son, Westgate Farm, Westgate-in-Weardale

Warden

Westgate-in-Weardale

Flourspar

3
-

JG&A Beaston, Elliott, Crawleyside, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland

Stanhope Burn

Stanhope

Lead and flourspar

10
4

Billing Ganister & Minerals Co. Ltd., 89 Pensbury St., Darlington

Croverdale

Rookhope

Anabdoned

Flouspar

2
-

Blanchland Fluor Mines Ltd., 55 Norfolk St., Sheffield

Ramshaw

Ramshaw

ditto

2
3

A Dalton Low House, Westgate, Bishop Auckland

Cambokeels (abadoned)

Westgate-in-Weardale

TH Green

Lead ore and flourspar

-
-

ditto

Park Burn

ditto

ditto

1
-

Dorman Long & Co. Ltd. Zetland Rd., Middlesborough, Yorks

Healeyfield (not worked since 1936)

Castleside

H Palmer

Gannister

-
-

English Lead Mines Exploration Ltd., Bartlett House, 9-112 Basinghall St. London.

Coldberry North Level (developing)

Middleton-in-Teasdale

SP Higgins

Lead ore

24
5

ditto

Wiregill (developing)

ditto

ditto

1
-

ICI (Fertilizer & Synthetic Products) Ltd., Billingham, Stockton-on-Tees

Billingham

Billlingham

GE Stewart

Anhydride

175
70

JE Maddison, West Newlandside, Stanhope

Yew Tree (not worked since 1938)

Catterick Moss

H Walton

Fluospar

-
-

JW Peart Farr Corn Riggs, Cowshill, Bishop Auckland

Allerscleugh

Wearhead

JW Peart

ditto

7
-

FJ Smith 9-10 Market Place, Middleton-in-Teesdale

Flushamea

Teesdale

Barytes

3
-

Wailes Dove Bitumastic Ltd., Bitumastic Works, Hebburn-on-Tyne

Hebburn Blue Clay

Hebburn-on-Tyne

Alum Clay

3
-

Thomas Walton, High Bishopley, Frosterley, Darlington

Weager Burn (not worked since 1938)

Bollihope

Lead ore

-
-

Weardale Lead Co. Ltd., Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckland

Blackdean (developing)

Wearhead

HS Willis

Lead ore

3
1

ditto

Boltsburn

Rookhope

ditto

ditto

20
30

ditto

Sedling

Wearhead

ditto

ditto & flourspar

19
13

ditto

Stotsfield Burn

Rookhope

ditto

ditto

8
5

Wrentnall Baryta Co. Ltd., 95 Gresham St. London

Cow Green

Harwood-in-Teesdale

Barytes

29
20

 

 

 

 

 

 

N. Lancashire

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Barrow Haematite Steel Co. Ltd., Yarlside, nr. Roose, Barrow-in-Furness

Yarlside No.s1&3 Pits

Barrow-in-Furness

H Lawn

Red haematite & moulding sand

40
16

Broughton Moor Green Slate Quarries Ltd., Coniston

Lag Bank

Coniston

J O'Mara

Slate

24
54

ditto

Old Lag Bank

ditto

ditto

13
26

ditto

Tunnel Hole

ditto

Discontinued

-
6

Buttermere Green Slate, Station Buildings, Keswick

Hodge Close (developing)

Tiberthwaite

JJ Thomas

Slate

1
-

Greenburn & Tilberthwaite Mininf Co. Ltd., 64 Finsbury Pavement, London

Hellens Lodge

ditto

Operations suspended

Copper ore

-
-

ditto

Tilberthwaite Deep Level

ditto

Developing

ditto

-
5

Kennedy Bros. Ltd., County Sq., Ulverstone

Burton

Roan Head

Chas. Severs

Iron ore

10
6

ditto

Davy

ditto

ditto

ditto

22
6

ditto

ditto

Nigel Pit

Violet (pumping)

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto

ditto & sand

Iron ore

102
125

Mandalls Slate Co. Ltd., Coniston

Blue (not owrked since 1934)

Coniston

J Poole

Slate

-
-

ditto

Saddlestone, Spion Kop & Moss Head

ditto

ditto

Slate

31
45

Newton Mines Ltd., 207 Shettleston Rd., Parkhead, Glasgow

Newton

Dalton

AG MacFarlane

Iron ore

40
22

JW Shaw, Bank Terrace, Coniston

Horse Gragg

Tilberthwaite

Slate

2
2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Northumberland

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Owners of Settlingstone Mines Ltd., 4 St. Nicholas Buildings, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Settlingstones

Fourstones

H Clark

Witherite, lead ore and gravel

42
42

Weardale Lead Co. Ltd., Ireshopeburn, Bishop Auckalnd

St Peters

Allendale

HS Willis

Lead ore

16
7

 

 

 

 

 

 

Westmorland

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Basinghall Mining Syndicate Ltd., Greenside Mine, Glenridding, Penrith

Greenside

Glenridding

EA Purvis

Lead ore

142
140

Buttermere Green Slate Quarries Ltd., Station Buildings, Keswick

Lords

Elterwater

Slate

9
18

ditto

ditto

Jumb

Steelrigg

Kentmere

ditto

JJ Thomas

ditto

Slate

6
2

Carlisle Plaster & Cement Co., Cocklakes, Carlisle

Acorn Bank (abandoned)

Temple Sowerby

K Boazman

Gypsum & anhydride

8
1

ditto

Kirkby Thore

Kirkbythore

J Hunter

ditto

34
5

Thompson Coward, Chapel Stile, Great Langdale, Ambleside

Thrang Cragg

Chapel Stile

Not worked in 1938

Slate

-
-

Hartsop Hall Mining Syndicate, Patterdale, Penrith

Hartsop Hall

Patterdale

Lead ore

2
2

Thomas McGhie & Sons Ltd., Thistle Plaster Works, Kirkbythore, Penrith

Birks Head

Long Marton

J Hillary

Gypsum & anhydride

6
4

ditto

New Stamphill

Kirkbythore

ditto

ditto

2
1

ditto

Thistle

ditto

Gypsum

17
2

Silverband Syndicate per. JW Maxwell, Milburn Grange, Appleby, Westmorland

Silverband (prospecting)

Knock

Barytes and Galena

3
-

William Whatron 18 High St., Kirkby Stephen, Westmorland

Scordale

Hilton

Barytes

4
2

Wrangdale Head Green Slate Co. (Westmoreland) Ltd., Longsleddale

Wrangdale Head

Longsleddale

Slate

1
2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

York (North Riding)

Owner
Name of Mine
Situation
Agent
Minerals worked
Below

Above

Boulder Flint Co. Ltd., Fremington, Richmond

Fremington Edge

Fremington Edge. Reeth

E Cherry

Chert

8
5

Bradley Bros. Langbaurgh Quarries, Great Ayton

Langbaurgh

Great Ayton

E Bradley

Igneous rock

10
5

North Riding Lead Mining Co. Ltd., Queens Rd., Richmond

Pryes Level (developing)

Hurst

WS Rider

Lead ore

7
1

Exors of N Reynoldson, per. Routledge, Armstron & Co., 57 English St., Carlisle, Cumberland

Lunehead

Lunehead

Barytes & lead ore

-
10

W Sherrat, Goathland Whinstone Mines, Goathland

Goathland

Goathland Moor

Igneous rock

8
6

JS Wagstaff, Arkengarthdale, Richmond

Hungry Chert

Arken'dale

Chert

6
3

Zetland Eastates Co. (Trading Dept.) King Street Chambers, Richmond

Wycliffe (abandoned)

Richmond

S Schofield

Chert

1
2