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The Cobalt Mine was worked in the early nineteenth century for cobalt used in pottery glaze.
|The Wizard Car Park shaft, the first shaft cleared, now covered in leaves||Tom's Shaft conveniently located inside the DCC museum||The well, first point of entry||Holly Shaft in the woods near the main car park. The shaft is the earthy mound|
|Looking up the temporary ladder in Tom's Shaft||The bottom of Tom's Shaft. Steps can be seen in the wall. The water level goes up and down.||In the flats near the main car park entrance||A circular winze within the mine|
|Small passages||In the flats. The walls are 'deadwalls' left by the miners.||One of the smaller sections in the Cobalt Mine||Shuttering where sand has slipped down from above. The flat wall on the right is the fault wall.|
|The arched passage near Holly Shaft. The white line shows a previous water level.||A sump near Holly Shaft||Working on the staging in Holly Shaft||Climbing out|
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