The North West, home of Cumbrian haematite mining.
The tranquil Lake District. The busy bustling hubbub of industrial Manchester. This is the more common façade of a richly mined region of the UK.
Evidenced by mining related subsidence at Egremont, Hodbarrow, Millom, Dalton-in-Furness to name a few places.
Our mining search types in the North West:
Metalliferous (metals) mining search
From Cleator Moor to Millom, Alston to Lindal-in-Furness. Cumbria was the main county in the North West for metal mining.
With rich deposits of haematite, mined extensively in the southern and western lowlands, particularly in and around Egremont and Dalton-in-Furness.
Cumbria was not alone, notably Chorley and Acre in Lancashire, were also worked for its metals mining.
Limestone mining search
Limestone was mined in Greater Manchester and substantially quarried at surface throughout Cumbria.
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