Keys to the Past

Bold Venture copper mine (Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh)

A copper mine was once worked on Knarsdale Common but closed in 1922. An entrance tunnel survives nearby. It has been suggested that the mine could have been worked in prehistoric times, possibly in the Early Bronze Age.

Reference number:N13105
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Knaresdale with Kirkhaugh

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