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Iron Ore Mining Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire ironstone mines Derelict Places

2010-4-25  After much research with a friend and a good deal of searching we managed recently to find our way into an iron ore mine that closed before the First World War. It was one of a series of mines in this locality and part of a much wider iron ore mining operation in the

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Burton Latimer Local Industry: Ironstone Mining

2019-10-29  The Glendon Iron Ore Company quarries at Burton were a rectangular block of land immediately to the east of Cranford Road, just north of the present day Bird Street and an area to the east of Kettering Road, this working towards the Kettering

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CHAPTER ONE Irthlingborough iron ore mine

2016-12-2  The iron ore seam worked at Irthlingborough lies immediately above the Upper Lias Clay, and occurs from Towcester, in the south of Northamptonshire, through the length of the county and into Lincolnshire as far north as Lincoln itself; it is known as the Northampton SandIronstone

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THE IRON INDUSTRY OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE,

1850, the greatest iron and steel industry in the whole of Britain,. 2 The year 1930 is selected in preference to 1931, which was seriously-Affected by the great depression of the iron and steel trades. 8 The Marlstone ore is derived from two distinct fields, the mining district of Cleveland and the opencast workings of the Midlands.

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history Irthlingborough iron ore mine

2016-3-17  History of Irthlingborough iron ore mine underground sinter tunnel northampton sand pillar and stall

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Report - Northamptonshire Iron Mine Kettering Sep

2020-1-8  It is an Iron Ore mine, closed in 1927 and hasnt been touched since. The first entrance we found had been bricked up and our hearts sank, but a short walk further along the rock face and someone had kindly put a hole in the brickwork on the next entrance.

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IRONSTONE NARROW GAUGE irsociety.co.uk

2007-9-25  The last three narrow gauge steam-operated quarry lines to survive were all situated quite close to one another in Northamptonshire. The first to go, in October 1962, was the Kettering Furnaces system. The ironworks at Kettering dated from 1878 and were supplied with local ore brought in

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Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust

Welcome to the Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust The Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust is based within the grounds of the Hunsbury Hill Country Park which is located at Hunsbury Hill, Southwest of Northampton. The trust has a small museum and café, workshop and of course its gardens.

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Scandinavian iron ore mining and the British steel

2018-6-13  Imports of iron ore into Great Britain, which in 1870 hadamounted to 208,000 tons, rose to 7,442,000 tons by 1913. Between these two dates, 188 million tons of ore was imported into the United Kingdom. Spain was the principal source, providing nearly 80 % of these imports. In the year 1899, Spanish iron ore ac­

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Ironstone Tramways of the Midlands (7) Byfield &

2006-12-8  The bridges under Iron Cross lane and by the weighbridge have been filled in, though the parapets of the former remain. The last quarry is a cornfield, and even the gullet mentioned above has been levelled; and I can confirm from careful examination

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Report - Northamptonshire Iron Mine Kettering Sep

2020-1-8  It took me and a mate weeks of research to find this place, but after numerous stinging nettle rashes we found it, and what a find! It is an Iron Ore mine, closed in 1927 and hasnt been touched since. The first entrance we found had been bricked up and our hearts sank, but a short walk further...

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Restoration of the Northamptonshire Ironstone Areas

worked areas after mining. The main objectives are (1) to return the land to agriculture and (2) to restore the coutryside to something like its former beauty. In Northamptonshire is to be found one of the largest ironstone fields in the British Isles, and it is known that iron ore was worked here by the Romans.

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IRON ORE MINING, CORBY (DAMAGE). (Hansard, 15

2018-3-2  IRON ORE MINING, CORBY (DAMAGE). HC Deb 15 March 1938 vol 333 c203 203. 33. Mr. Jenkins. consider and report on the problems raised by the destruction of agricultural land as the result of the excavation of iron ore in Northamptonshire and the neighbouring counties,

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IRONSTONE NARROW GAUGE irsociety.co.uk

2007-9-25  The last three narrow gauge steam-operated quarry lines to survive were all situated quite close to one another in Northamptonshire. The first to go, in October 1962, was the Kettering Furnaces system. The ironworks at Kettering dated from 1878 and were supplied with local ore brought in

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Railway Freight Operations Metals Traffic

2018-6-11  In Britain iron ore mining is mainly associated with Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. These areas were covered by the LNER & LMS, and the latter had the biggest fleet of ore hoppers in the country. A fair model of the

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Duston Iron Mine information and photos

Duston Iron Mine (United Kingdom) Discuss in Forum. Upload a Document. Location Map. Started by Duston Iron Ore Co in 1854, then G.E.Bevan & Co from 1863, Henry higgins from 1880 and Duston Iron Ore Co Ltd from 1885. Closed 1909.

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Scandinavian iron ore mining and the British steel

2018-6-13  Imports of iron ore into Great Britain, which in 1870 hadamounted to 208,000 tons, rose to 7,442,000 tons by 1913. Between these two dates, 188 million tons of ore was imported into the United Kingdom. Spain was the principal source, providing nearly 80 % of these imports. In the year 1899, Spanish iron ore ac­

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Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust

The Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust is based within the grounds of the Hunsbury Hill Country Park which is located at Hunsbury Hill, Southwest of Northampton. The trust has a small museum and café, workshop and of course its gardens. It features a 1.5 mile long Heritage Railway line that runs through the park of which a small section

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GANSG Mining and smelting Iron Ore and other metals

2018-6-11  Mining and smelting Iron Ore and other metals Metal ores are mined in a variety of ways, lead, tin and zinc have all been recovered using drift and shaft type mines whilst open cast mining is a feature of British iron ore mining. Iron Ore Mines By the time the railways came along iron ore

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Ironstone Tramways of the Midlands (7) Byfield &

2006-12-8  The bridges under Iron Cross lane and by the weighbridge have been filled in, though the parapets of the former remain. The last quarry is a cornfield, and even the gullet mentioned above has been levelled; and I can confirm from careful examination

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Restoration of the Northamptonshire Ironstone Areas

worked areas after mining. The main objectives are (1) to return the land to agriculture and (2) to restore the coutryside to something like its former beauty. In Northamptonshire is to be found one of the largest ironstone fields in the British Isles, and it is known that iron ore was worked here by the Romans.

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Northamptonshire Ironstone High Resolution Stock

Hunsbury Hill Iron Ore Company was started in 1880 and was one of the earliest ironstone railways in the country. Credit: single railway track running through the centre of a large industrial quarry for ironstone mining in Corby, Northamptonshire, England. Fresh straw newly laid by a master thatcher to remake the ridge on the roof of a 17th

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Hunsbury hill quarries Northants Ironstone Railway

The presence of outcrops of iron ore at Hunsbury Hill was recognised about 1857 or possibly earlier, but it was not until 1873 that they were developed, in association with the erection of Hunsbury Ironworks (Northampton Mercury, 30th August 1873 and other issues).MS quotes both works and quarries in production in that year and F. Whellan (History of Northamptonshire, 1874, p.262) states that

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Iron ore mine Irthlingborough Welsh coal mines

2010-5-17  Iron ore mine Irthlingborough. For those interested, a Website is being constructed on the history of an ironore mine in Northamptonshire once owned by RTB (the ore went to Ebbw Vale). The first three chapters have been posted for the period 1914-1945. and the URL is [ myweb.tiscali.co.uk ]

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Railway Freight Operations Metals Traffic

2018-6-11  In Britain iron ore mining is mainly associated with Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. These areas were covered by the LNER & LMS, and the latter had the biggest fleet of ore hoppers in the country. A fair model of the

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Northamptonshire SRS

Previously Carnsley Iron Co Ltd and in use 1877-1957. Storefield Ironstone Quarries; Off MR100: SP 863 831. Previously South Durham Steel & Iron Co Ltd. 1940-1971. British Steel, Corby; Off MR100c: BR/BS boundary MR100c Previously Cardigan Iron Ore Co (until 1885), then Lloyds Ironstone Co (until 1932), then Stewarts & Lloyds Ltd (until 1968).

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Scandinavian iron ore mining and the British steel

2018-6-13  Imports of iron ore into Great Britain, which in 1870 hadamounted to 208,000 tons, rose to 7,442,000 tons by 1913. Between these two dates, 188 million tons of ore was imported into the United Kingdom. Spain was the principal source, providing nearly 80 % of these imports. In the year 1899, Spanish iron ore ac­

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GANSG Mining and smelting Iron Ore and other metals

2018-6-11  Mining and smelting Iron Ore and other metals Metal ores are mined in a variety of ways, lead, tin and zinc have all been recovered using drift and shaft type mines whilst open cast mining is a feature of British iron ore mining. Iron Ore Mines By the time the railways came along iron ore

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Finedon (R.T & B.) Iron Quarry information and photos

Finedon (R.T & B.) Iron Quarry (United Kingdom) Originally operated as Glendon quarries from 1866, becoming Glendon Iron Co ltd from 1886, Charles Barlow from Circa 1900, Harold Barlow?, Richard Thomas & Co Ltd from 1938 and finally R.T.B Richard Thomas & Baldwins Ltd

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Corby: steel town BFI

2 天前  Lloyd and Lloyds Ltd began extracting iron ore on an industrial scale in 1881 and, after merging with the Scottish A.& J. Stewarts and Menzies company to become Stewarts & Lloyds Ltd in 1903, it opened its blast furnace ironworks in Corby in 1910.

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