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Mottram Mines
Copper and lead were mined at Mottram St Andrew, near Alderley Edge. The mines were never very successful but went down about 30 m on a mineralised fault.

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Sketch maps of Mottram St Andrew in relation to Alderley EdgeThe old works from an early postcard. Water was a problem in the mines which partly explains the windpump over an old shaft.Looking up the cleared shaftDigging in the Mottram Mine
Sketch maps of Mottram St Andrew in relation to Alderley EdgeThe old works from an early postcard. Water was a problem in the mines which partly explains the windpump over an old shaft.Looking up the cleared shaftDigging in the Mottram Mine
Mottramite inside the mineMottramite inside the minePlan and section of mine near Alderley-Mottram road 
Mottramite inside the mineMottramite inside the minePlan and section of mine near Alderley-Mottram road 

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