SJ1872 : Lead Mine shaft

taken 9 years ago, near to Pentre Halkyn, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

Lead Mine shaft
Lead Mine shaft
The hollow in the foreground is a run-in Lead Mine shaft. The flat grassed area behind it on the mound has a circular form indicating that there was a Horse Gin here, a horse-powered capstan for winding in the shaft. Althouugh the wooden structure has long since gone the circular track the horse walked around is still visible. These show up well on aerial photographs.
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SJ1872, 13 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 June, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 1879 7285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.7859N 3:13.1091W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 1881 7292
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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