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Photo Gallery :: Spar Gells Mine - Wirksworth, Derbyshire


Spar Gells mine near Wirksworth is one of the many ancient mines in Derbyshire. Accessed by either of two shafts - one ~120' deep, the other ~180' - the mine's main feature is an impressive hading stope. These photos were taken on a visit to the mine with the Wirksworth Mines Research Group

Hading stope in Spar Gells Mine, Wirksworth
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Part of the stope in Spar Gells Mine, Wirksworth. Stacked "deads" (waste material) can be seen either side of the mine passage.
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