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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 shaftThe passage connecting the new and old shaft entrancesDigging in the Mottram Mine
Sketch maps of Mottram St Andrew in relation to Alderley Edge *The 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 shaft *The passage connecting the new and old shaft entrances *Digging in the Mottram Mine *
Mottramite inside the mineMottramite inside the minePlan and section of mine near Alderley-Mottram road  
Mottramite inside the mine *Mottramite inside the mine *Plan and section of mine near Alderley-Mottram road *