Ref NoD8163/1
TitlePlan of the lead mines and veins of the Partners and Proprietors of Portoway Placket Yate Stoop Limekiln and Drake, Winster
AuthorJ. Nuttall, Cartographer
DescriptionThis is the earliest known map and the only pre-Ordnance Survey map to show the village of Winster (the 1764 Enclosure Map and other maps showing only Winster Moor, and Winster was not subject to tithes by the time of the Commutation Act in 1836.
Extent1 item
Related MaterialInformation supplied by the Peak District Mines Historical Society suggests that there are at least two other contemporary copies in private hands, plus a a photographic copy of one of the plans in the Barmaster's collection at Chatsworth Archives. It is likely that each copy may be slightly different, but a more detailed comparison of the various items would be required to confirm this. Furthermore, the dates of the various copies are inconsistent, with some dated 1768 and others 1769. A photostat copy of one of the originals (perhaps the same one as in the Chatsworth Archives) is held in the PDMHS Library at the Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock Bath, and under reference D6967/4/4.
AcknowledgementsFor contributing to the purchase cost of the plan, this record has been adopted by Steve Thompson as part of our Adopt a Piece of History scheme.
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