SN7466 : Florida or Abbey Consols Lead Mine

taken 2 months ago, near to Pontrhydfendigaid, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Florida or Abbey Consols Lead Mine
Florida or Abbey Consols Lead Mine
This is a very old mine, first worked by the monks from Strata Florida Abbey in the 14thC. The lode runs a little below the wood on the slope of Pen Bannau, several shafts and open workings show its location.
Here is where a connecting adit was driven in 1856 and behind me are dressing floors and large dumps of spoil.
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SN7466, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 2 August, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7435 6621 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:16.7778N 3:50.5937W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 7429 6618
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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