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Durham and Northumberland ... Books

Anon. The Lead Mining Heritage of the North Pennines: A Report on Saving and Using its Rich History (Cumbria, Durham and Northumberland County Councils, 1987).

Brown, P.J. Jigger House Excavations at Park Level Mill Killhope (Durham: Unpub. Report to Durham County Council, 1982).

Burgess, I.C. and Holliday, D.W. The Geology of the Country around Brough-Under-Stainmore (HMSO, Geological Survey Memoir, 1979).

Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Cranstone, D. Park Level Mill Killhope: Interim Excavation Report 1983 (Durham: Unpub. Report to Durham County Council, April 1985).

Cranstone, D. Park Level Mill Killhope: Interim Excavation Report 1985 (Durham: Unpub. Report to Durham County Council, October 1985).

Cranstone, D. Park Level Mill Killhope: Interim Report (Durham: Unpub. Durham County Council, 1988).

Cranstone, D. Park Level Mill, Killhope. 1987 Excavations. 2nd Archive Report - Eastern Areas (Durham: Unpub. Durham County Council, 1990).

Dunham, K.C. Geology of the North Pennine Orefield. Vol.I, Tyne to Stainmore. 2nd Edn (London: HMSO, 1990).

Durham County Council Planning Department Teachers' Notes - Killhope Wheel Lead Mining Centre (Durham: Durham County Council, 1990).

Durham County Council Lead and Life at Killhope (1987).

Fairbairn, R.A. The Mines of Alston Moor (Keighley: Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No.47, 1993).

Foster, W. A Treatise on the Strata from Newcastle-on-Tyne to Cross Fell (Alston: 1821)

Frost, D.V. and Holliday, D.W. Geology of the Country around Bellingham (HMSO, Geological Survey Memoir, 1980).

Hetton Community Association Hetton - The Development of a Community (Hetton Community Association, 1974).

Hill, A. Single Cylinder Vertical Lever Type Winding Engines as Used in the North East of England (Eindhoven: De Archaeologische Pers, 1986).

Mills, D.A.C. and Hull, J.H. Geology of the Country around Barnard Castle (HMSO, Geological Survey Memoir, 1976).

Moran, L. The History of Brandon Colliery 1856 to 1960 (Brandon: Moran, 1978).

Norderhang, J.W. Sparty Lea - An Upland Leadmining Community (Allenheads: The Author, c.1989).

North Pennines Heritage Trust North Pennines Lead Mining Heritage (Unpub. Report of Seminar, 1988).

Rounthwaite, T.E. The Railways of Weardale (Kenilworth: The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1968).

Sopwith, T. Observations addressed to the Miners and Other Workmen employed in Mr Beaumont's Lead Mines in East and West Allendale and Weardale (London: 1846).

Wallace, W. Alston Moor: its Pastoral People, its Mines and Miners (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: 1890).

Wallis, J. The Natural History and Antiquities of Northumberland, Vol.1 (1769).

Webb, B. & Gordon, D.A. Lord Carlisle's Railways (Kenilworth: The Railway Correspondence and Travel Society, 1978).


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Durham and Northumberland ... Papers

Almond, J.K. "Zinc Production at Tindale Fell, Cumbria" Bulletin of the Historical Metallurgy Croup, Vol.11 No.1 (1977), pp.30-8.

Almond, J.K. "Industrial Treatment of Heavy Metal Ores in Northern England" in Say, P.J. and Whitton, B.A. (Eds) Heavy Metals in Northern England: Environmental and Biological Aspects (Durham: Univ. of Durham, 1981)

Anon "Dunston Staiths on the River Tyne" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.5 No.2 (1981), pp.164-167.

Anon "Northern Lead. - A Correction. (Swinhope Mine, Allenheads)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 23:1 (1957), p.17.

Anon "Northern Lead. (Allenheads)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 22:12 (1956), p.510.

Anon "Northern Lead. (Allenheads Mine)" Mine and Quarry Engineering, 22:9 (1956), pp.364.

Anon "Lead Mining Heritage of the North Pennines" Newsletter of the Northern Mine Research Society, (September 1987) pp.2-5.

Anon "Settlingstones Witherite Mine" Mining and Minerals Engineering, 4:11 (1968), pp.35-39 40-47.

Anon "Washington 'F' Pit Industrial Museum" Industrial Archaeology Review, Vol.1 No.2 (1977), pp.196-197.

Armitage, P.D. "The effects of mine drainage and organic enrichment pn benthos in the River Nent system, North Pennines" Hydrobiologia, 74 (1980), pp.119-128.

Armitage, P.D., MacHale, A.M. & Crisp, D.C. "A survey of stream invertebrates in the Cow Green Basin (Upper Teesdale) before inundation" Freshwater Biology, 4 (1974), pp.369-398.

Ashburn, J. "Mining Witherite in Northwest Durham" Colliery Guardian, 207 (1963), pp.269-276.

Ayris, I. "Elemore Colliery and the Hetton Coal Company" Industrial Archaeology Review, 4:1 (1979), pp.6-35.

Beadle, H.L. "Jagger Galloways in Upper Teesdale" pp.29-30, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Beadle, H.L. "A Mid Nineteenth Century Mining Lease" pp.81-84, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Blackburn, A. "Life on the Lead Ways" pp.58-70, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Brown. K. "Cornish Engine at Stonecroft Mine" Trevithick Society, Newsletter, No.37 (May 1982), pages 1 & 5.

Buchanan, P.T. "Metalliferous Plant Communities: The Flora of Lead Smelting in the Upper Nent Valley" pp.61-65, in Willies, L. and Cranstone, D. (Eds) Boles and Smeltmills: Report of a Seminar on the History and Archaeology of Lead Smelting (Historical Metallurgy Society Ltd, 1992).

Cannam, H. "The Ballad of the Bonny Moor Hen" pp.31-36, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Chapman, N.A. "Messrs Boulton and Watt to Messrs Easterby Hall and Co." British Mining, No.28 (1985), pp.30-36.

Chapman, N.A. "Langley Barony Lead Mine Near Haydon Bridge, Northumberland" British Mining, No.39 (1989), pp.14-19.

Chapman, N.A. "Teesside Mining Company" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.53-62.

Chapman, N.A. "Tynehead Lead Mining Company" British Mining, No.48 (1993), pp.47-54.

Cranstone, D. "Killhope Lead Mine Excavations, in 1985" Newsletter of the Northern Mine Research Society (February 1986), pp.4-5.

Dietz, B. "The North-East Coal Trade, 1550-1750: Measures, Markets and the Metropolis" Northern History, 22.

Done, L.B. "Surface Industrial Archaeology of the Nenthead Valley" Kent Underground Research Reports, 5 (1989), pp.71-89.

Drury, J.L. "Medieval Smelting in County Durham: An Archivists Point of View" pp.22-25, in Willies, L. and Cranstone, D. (Eds) Boles and Smeltmills: Report of a Seminar on the History and Archaeology of Lead Smelting (Historical Metallurgy Society Ltd, 1992).

Dunham, Sir K. "The Plain Man's Guide to the Rocks and Minerals of Killhope" pp.1-6, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

Fairbairn, R.A. "An 18th Century Lead Smelt Mill at Blackall, Hexhamshire, Northumberland" British Mining, No.43 (1991), pp.47-52.

Fairbairn, R.A. "Alston Moor Hushes" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.17-27.

Fairbairn, R.A. "Cost of producing lead from Sharpley lead mine, Northumberland, during the 18th century" British Mining, No.45 (1992), pp.28-31.

Fairbairn, R.A. "19th Century Lead Mining on the North Side of the Derwent near Crooked Oak, in South Northumberland" British Mining, No.48 (1993), pp.93-103.

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Hastings, R.P. "Strikes without a Union: Labour Relations in the Teesdale Lead Mines 1872-1892" Bulletin of the Durham County Local History Society, (1981), pp.40-58.

Hill, A. "The Time Tunnels of Pennine Lead" History Today, 36 (1986), pp.5-6.

Holmes, P. "New Century Locos at Nenthead" Industrial Railway Record, No.101 (1985), pp.277-280.

Holmes, P. "Narrow Gauge Wagons, Nenthead Lead Mines" Industrial Railway Record, (1985), pp.336-339.

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Hunt, I. "The Hardships and Dangers of Life Underground (Alston Moor Mines)" Cumberland News, 10 (1990).

Jaffe, J.A. Competition and the Size of Firms in the North-East Coal Trade, 1800-1850. Northern History 25 pp.235-255.

Jobey, G. "Millstones and Millstone Quarries in Northumberland" Archaeologia Aeliana (Fifth Series), XIV (1986), pp.49-80.

King, R.J. "The Boltsburn Mine, Weardale, County Durham" Mineralogical Record, 13 (1982), pp.5-18.

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Pickin, G. "The Whiteheaps Fluorspar Beneficiation Plant of Blanchland Fluor Mines Limited" pp.12-28, in Chambers, B. (Ed.) Mines and Minerals of the North Pennines (Friends of Killhope, 1992).

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