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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.
|The old works from an early postcard. Water was a problem in the mines which partly explains the windpump over an old shaft.||Sketch maps of Mottram St Andrew in relation to Alderley Edge|
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