Mineshaft appears in Peak District road

A collapsed mineshaft has opened up on a Peak District Road.

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014, 7:38 am

The hole has appeared on the B6061, near Sparrowpit, and Derbyshire County Council will be closing the road temporarily while work is carried out to fix it.

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The road will be closed from the junction with the A623 to a point adjacent to Rowter Farm until December 15.

Access will be maintained whenever possible and suggested alternative routes are the B6061, Rushup Edge, Sheffield Road, A6 and A623.