The Hollow Hill: The Story of the Ecton Mines

A tour beneath Ecton Hill and its rich mining history with archaeologist Dr John Barnatt and mining engineer Len Kirkham. 

Mining has taken place at Ecton since the Bronze Age, and this film takes us on a fascinating and informative tour of the underground remains of many once thriving metalliferous mines at Ecton. The film provides a detailed history from surviving records of the vast Clayton and Deep Ecton Mines and includes rare footage of East Ecton, Dutchman, Goodhope and Waterbank mines.

Commissioned by the Ecton Hill Field Studies Association. Shown at the NAMHO Conference 2009.

For further exploration of sites on Ecton Hill see Stone Quarry Mine.

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