SX7981 : Kelly Mine - head gear

near to Lustleigh, Devon, Great Britain

Kelly Mine - head gear
Kelly Mine - head gear
Kelly Mine was a micaceous haematite mine that closed in the 1940s and has survived very well. This is a recently erected head gear over a concrete lined shaft that gives access to the former workings. The public are not allowed down. The site is opened by a preservation society and is a real industrial archaeological gem.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7946 8180 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.4045N 3:42.3264W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7946 8179
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Haematite  Preservation Society  Mine  Head Gear  Shaft 

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