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This print is of a contemporary illustration showing Red Dell, a fantastic little valley stretching north from Coppermines Valley above the village of Coniston in the Lake District.


This area, nestled under the Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam, is a fascinating record of the industrial facet of the Lake District. To this day Coppermines Valley still has a working slate quarry at Brandy Crag. However, this illustration of Red Dell blends the beauty of the area with a remnant of its industrial past – if you look to the top right of the drawing you will see a small blocky feature. This is the remains of The Old Engine Shaft, built in the 1830s, and would have housed a 14 metre diameter water wheel, with the shaft reaching over 400 metres. I highly recommend a visit to for more information about this and other mine workings in the area!

Red Dell from Coppermines Valley | Lake District | Signed Art Print

  • Taken from the original hand-drawn artwork.

    All prints are signed on the back.

    Printed on white matt 230gsm archival paper.

    A5: 148mm x 210mm / 5.83" x 8.27"
    A4: 210mm x 297mm / 8.27" x 11.69"
    A3: 297mm x 420mm / 11.69" x 16.54"

    Due to the size of the original artwork, not all designs are available in every size.

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