Spa Ironstone Mine

Lease Holders

  • 1864 – 1874 : Bell Brothers
  • 1874 – 1904 : Gjers, Mills and Company

Timeline

  • 1864 – Used to give an easier route for stone from Skelton Old Shaft
  • 1879 – Collapse under the railway mine nearly causes train accident.

Known locally as “Branch Mine” due to its entrance under the railway

 

Sources

Catalogue of Cleveland Ironstone Mine (Peter Tuffs, Cleveland Ironstone Series, 2003)

Guisborough District Mines (Simon Chapman, Cleveland Ironstone Series, 2001)