SJ3702 : Snailbeach Lead Mine

taken 7 years ago, near to Snailbeach, Shropshire, Great Britain

Snailbeach Lead Mine
Snailbeach Lead Mine
Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have yielded the greatest volume of lead per acre of any mine in Europe. Underground mining ceased here in 1955. Now cleaned up and interpreted courtesy of a lottery grant. For more information see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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SJ3702, 60 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Lead Mine Workings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3748 0213 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7997N 2:55.4873W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3749 0211
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Other Tags
Industrial Heritage  Heritage Site  Lead  Lead Mine  Former Lead Mine Workings 

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