NY3328 : Ruin, River Glenderamackin

taken 10 years ago, near to Scales, Cumbria, Great Britain

Ruin, River Glenderamackin
Ruin, River Glenderamackin
The map indicates this is disused lead mine but it looks like a ruined sheepfold to me. The mine itself commenced in 1874 and was known as Saddleback Old Mine and was basically an exploratory mine looking for the lead vein. The lead vein however consisted of dark brown limonite. In the 1890s there was a proposal to sell the limonite as a pigment but this turned out to be impractical.
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 January, 2008
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Ruins > Ruins   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 332 286 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.8947N 3:2.1667W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 332 286
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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