SJ3702 : Steps up to main interpretation area, Snailbeach Mine

taken 7 years ago, near to Snailbeach, Shropshire, Great Britain

Steps up to main interpretation area, Snailbeach Mine
Steps up to main interpretation area, Snailbeach Mine
Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have yielded the greatest volume of lead per acre of any mine in Europe. Underground mining ceased here in 1955. Now cleaned up and interpreted courtesy of a lottery grant. For more information see LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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SJ3702, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Lead Mine Workings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3746 0213 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:36.7996N 2:55.5050W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3745 0213
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Other Tags
Former Lead Mine Workings  Lead Mine  Lead  Heritage Site  Industrial Heritage 

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