NY8246 : Site of Swinhope Mine

taken 13 years ago, near to Coalcleugh, Northumberland, Great Britain

Site of Swinhope Mine
Site of Swinhope Mine
All that's left at the site of Swinhope Mine near Coalcleugh. Originally a lead mine it was taken over and run by British Steel who mined minerals there. After it was closed the mine was filled with the waste from Allenheads mine and the buildings were removed. The picture shows the site of the mine entrance.

The white smudge is sleet.
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NY8246, 75 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 June, 2009
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 825 464 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:48.7344N 2:16.4291W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 826 464
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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