Glaisdale Rigg Ironstone Drifts

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Drifts were cut near Post Gate Hill around 1870, traces of these remain although now appear to be used as a modern water source.

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The only sizeable remains on the site are those of a bridge under which an incline from the mine site seems to have run. The tramway from this location entered a tunnel around NZ 774054 then travelled below Glaisdale village and emerged onto a trestle bridge near the ironworks around NZ 777055.

1 thought on “Glaisdale Rigg Ironstone Drifts

  1. Whilst walking in the area yesterday I saw various orange streams, indicating the presence of iron over a remarkably wide area.

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