NY7426 : Old Opencast Mining on the way to High Cup Head

taken 1 year ago, near to High Cup Nick [other Features], Cumbria, Great Britain

Old Opencast Mining on the way to High Cup Head
Old Opencast Mining on the way to High Cup Head
Following the Clove Head Cross Vein this lead working was first explored in Feb 1811 by Joseph Wallace, George Stephenson and John Bland for 1200yds, how much ore was recovered is difficult to say, the spoil heaps are very small, and grass covered.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Shaft 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7485 2644 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.9473N 2:23.4669W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7490 2647
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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