Upleatham Ironstone Mine, East Winning Hauling Engine

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This second set of brickwork hauling engine bases mark the location of the East Winning drift, which was an open drift mouth until the early 1970s, nothing remains now other than a large depression in the hillside.

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Just to the east of this area, Quarry Lane is reached. Some remains of a bridge underneath the road are visible

In the woodland to the east of the lane there are many traces of ironstone quarrying and some concrete bases, possibly for an aerial ropeway that carried ironstone from Hob Hill mine to the east to be loaded into wagons at Upleatham.

Upleatham Ironstone Mine, Main Winning Hauling Engine

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Situated at the top of Pontac Road, these brickwork Hauling Engine bases in the undergrowth are part of the scant remains of the second highest output mine in the area. The Drift itself was just a short distance to the south although no trace remains other than a depression in the ground.

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 A new gate has been erected in late 2008 which give some clue to the ironstone mining past.

Upleatham Ironstone Mine Commemorative Gate