NM8566 : Fee Donald Lead Mine

5 km from Scotstown, Highland, Great Britain

Fee Donald Lead Mine
Fee Donald Lead Mine
The ruins of some sort of bund, built below the main workings.
Fee Donald Lead Mine
The mines are situated beside the Allt Feith Dhomnuill on the slopes of Sgurr Dhomhnuill. Also known as the Feith Dhomhnuill Mines but misnamed as Bellsgrove Mines on the OS maps. The mines were worked intermittently from about 1720 employing labour from south of the Border as far away as Cornwall. This explains why most of the names are English.

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2012
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Lead Mine Workings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8584 6617 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:44.2712N 5:30.1916W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 8579 6619
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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