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Picture of Carrock - Tungsten Mine


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club logo   Derbyshire Caving Club
Contact: via the Secretary Year formed: 1960
Email: secretary [at]  Membership: 110
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Area of interest: Derbyshire caves, Alderley Edge copper mines
Main geographical areas:
 YH   PD   NWM   NWal 
Classes of membership: Full £33 (with caving insurance) and £13 (without insurance). Associate and family membership available
Publications: Newsletters biannually and Journals infrequently
Archive collection: Email: recorder [at]
Artefact collection: Small museum linked to the National Trust information room at Alderley Edge
Sites owned, leased,
licensed or access controlled:
Alderley Edge Copper Mines
Current projects: Re-opening and maintenance of the Alderley Edge copper mines, Cheshire
Services: Admission to the mines for interest groups. Open Days. Reports on the mines.
Additional information: The Derbyshire Caving Club website contains a wealth of information on the Alderley Edge copper mines, Cheshire.


Left: an 18thC Coffin Level in Engine Vein. Above: the original entrance to West Mine, which is now accessed by a short shaft.

Last updated: 19/10/2023

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