NY3617 : Greenside Mine

taken 12 years ago, near to Glenridding, Cumbria, Great Britain

This is 1 of 3 images, with title Greenside Mine in this square
Greenside Mine
Greenside Mine
Greenside Lead Mine was one of the most successful in the Lake District operating from the middle of the 18c to 1962. It is estimated that throughout its life the mine has produced a total of 2,400,000 tons of lead ore as well 2,000,000 ozs. of silver. Since the 1940s attempts have been made to encourage the growth of vegetation over the scars of these workings including the spraying of sewage in the 1950s. As can be seen these have only been partially successful.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Mick Garratt and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NY3617, 80 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 16 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 July, 2006
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 364 175 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.9242N 2:59.0841W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 364 173
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for NY3617)
This page has been viewed about 217 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register