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Keeping this Hill Alive
EHFSA is back in operation after the Covid pandemic but we do need additional tutors. See the box on the EHFSA page


This page collects all the references available to members of EHFSA and visitors to Ecton with links to the relevant document.  Most of the information under "Tutor" is confidential and is password protected.


A PowerPoint presentation covering the essentials of Ecton and suitable for a 25 minute talk prior to a visit by a group with general interests is available. Just download the file below and then personalise it for your particular visit. The presentation is based on the information in: The Copper & Lead Mines of Ecton Hill, Staffordshire by Robey & Porter.  The presentation emphasises the industrial archaeology, social history and business impact of Ecton.

Delving Ever Deeper:

The Ecton Mines through Time

by John Barnatt

A new book on the Ecton Copper Mines, detailing the outcomes of over 15 years of survey and research.

This is one of the most comprehensive archaeological studies ever undertaken at a major historic mine in Britain. It details both surface and underground remains.

Click to download a flyer for more details of this fascinating publication including ordering details.

“The Hollow Hill: The story of the Ecton Mines”

A detailed record of this very important and historic mining site. Commissioned by the EHFSA. Suitable for students and academics alike. With archaeologist John Barnatt. Filmed and Produced by David Webb.

DVD Run time approximately 50 minutes.

Available by post at a cost of £13 or £9 for EHFSA members, to include postage and packing from:

Mr David Webb

3 Devere Gardens, Woodthorpe, Nottingham, NG5 4PH

Cheque for £13.00 or £9.00 should be made payable to "David Webb"