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placename:- Copper Plate Mines
site name:- High Close
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
copper mine; mine
coordinates:- NY246178
10Km square:- NY21
References Adams, John: 1988: Mines of the Lake District Fells: Dalesman Books (Lancaster, Lancashire):: ISBN 0 85206 931 6

1Km square NY2417

drawing:- KDMRS 1979-82

Log book and sketch maps from the Kendal and District Mine Research Society, 1979-82.
Geological Outing of the Kendal and District Mine Research Society
Log book page 52:-
DATE - 27/4/80 / MAP REF - 2475/1790 (NY21 1:25000) / LOCATION - MANESTY / NAME - COPPER PLATE MINE / TYPE OF SITE - MINE. / WORKING OR DISUSED - DISUSED. / PEOPLE IN PARTY [ ] / NOS. OF PHOTOS - 30 / SPECIMENS FOUND - PIECES OF COPPER PYRITES / COMMENTS - WARM DAY. THREE SMALL LEVELS ENTERABLE, ONE WITH DEEP WATER, BUT PASSABLE, ALL THREE ARE ONLY SHORT LEVELS BUT INTERESTING. SPOIL HEAPS VERY SMALL.
Drawings:-
thumbnail KMR12, button to large image
COPPER PLATE MINE LEVEL No 1
thumbnail KMR13, button to large image
COPPER PLATE MINE LEVEL No 2
thumbnail KMR14, button to large image
COPPER PLATE MINE LEVEL No 3
thumbnail KMR15, button to large image
COPPER PLATE MINE LEVEL No 4

placename:- Copper Plate Mine
locality:- Manesty
coordinates:- NY24651790
date:- 1980=1982
period:- 1980s

First worked in 1566 by the Company of Mines Royal? and again in the 1800s.
Copper Plate Vein.
Adams, John: 1988: Mines of the Lake District Fells: Dalesman Books (Lancaster, Lancashire):: ISBN 0 85206 931 6

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