NS9871 : Mine Shafts

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Torphichen, West Lothian, Great Britain

Mine Shafts
Mine Shafts
The depressions in the ground her are the tops of shafts of the Hilderston Silver Mine, which was worked from 1606 until 1614, when the vein had been worked out. The shafts were re-excavated in the late 19th century, which is why they are fairly obvious once you know they are there.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9893 7152 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.5657N 3:37.1442W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9896 7152
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