The Peak District is known for is bucolic rolling hills and moorlands filled with hillwalkers and picturesque villages. Yet, within and underneath this landscape lies a unique and little known landscape of mines, quarries, and other occluded spaces. This article tries to recover these hidden places through a series of narrative explorations within the mines and other extractive industrial spaces are present in the Peak landscape. In turn, it allows for a haunted and absent landscape to come forward. Thereby encouraging an alternative point of view towards understanding this region and encouraging the multiple ways that this landscape is presented.
|Publication status||Published - 17 Feb 2017|