NS8712 : The Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead

taken 15 years ago, near to Wanlockhead, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

The Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead.
The Museum of Lead Mining, Wanlockhead.
Lead was mined in the hills around Wanlockhead till 1934, then again in 1957-58. Gold and silver has also been mined here since Roman times and local gold was used in James V's crown of 1540. This stone-built museum formerly housed a Miners' Subscription Library.
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Date Taken
April 2003   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 April, 2006
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Museum / Heritage Centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 873 128 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:23.7695N 3:46.8587W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 872 128
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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