explorers know of the Firestone Level whose entrance is just under the main
road, this level follows the Rampgill Vein. There is another Firestone Level
which is less known that follows the Scaleburn Vein. I only become aware of
this level during the research for the Scaleburn Mine Plan.
follows the Scaleburn Vein almost upto Chester's Cross Cut on the Horse Level,
and has 4 shafts which intersect it. There are also further shafts from the
level which should connect with the Top Sill Level of the Scaleburn
A surface exploration finding the adit and the shafts
along the Scaleburn Vein which connect to the level.
of the Adit
Clearing of the adit to see how far the level is open
(Mike and Peter), 9th November 2008.