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Inside Barratt's Incline Mine Entrance | by tj.blackwell
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Inside Barratt's Incline Mine Entrance

This inclined shaft was sunk during 1828 to provide a haulage link to a level some 120 feet below ground. It was named after Captain John Barratt who was the Duke of Devonshire's mine agent at the time. Lead ore, mixed with other minerals, was dug out by hand in the Yarnbury mine and then pulled to the surface in rail-bound mining carts using horses.

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Taken on June 22, 2009