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NM8365 : Whitesmith Lead Mines by Mick Garratt Whitesmith Lead Mines by Mick Garratt
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On the slopes of Beinn Ruighe Raonuill, the mines were probably active from... (more)
SK1380 : Clear-the-Way Mine Workings, Oxlow Rake by Mick Garratt Clear-the-Way Mine Workings, Oxlow Rake by Mick Garratt
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SK1280 : Clear-the-Way Mine Workings, Oxlow Rake by Mick Garratt Clear-the-Way Mine Workings, Oxlow Rake by Mick Garratt
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SK1380 : Looking Across the Clear-the-Way Mine Workings to Mam Tor by Mick Garratt Looking Across the Clear-the-Way Mine Workings to Mam Tor by Mick Garratt
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NM8365 : Drainage Level by Mick Garratt Drainage Level by Mick Garratt
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For the former Whitestone Lead Mines situated higherup the Beinn Ruighe Raonuill.
SK2558 : Old Lead Mine Workings by Mick Garratt Old Lead Mine Workings by Mick Garratt
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SJ3702 : Replica headgear, Snailbeach Lead Mine by Christine Johnstone Replica headgear, Snailbeach Lead Mine by Christine Johnstone
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Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have... (more)
SJ3702 : Snailbeach Lead Mine by Christine Johnstone Snailbeach Lead Mine by Christine Johnstone
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Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have... (more)
NY9700 : Cyclists approaching Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone Cyclists approaching Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone
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This old industrial track is now a bridleway popular with cyclists, walkers and runners.
SJ3702 : Steps up to main interpretation area, Snailbeach Mine by Christine Johnstone Steps up to main interpretation area, Snailbeach Mine by Christine Johnstone
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Snailbeach was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have... (more)
SJ3702 : Former mineral line, Snailbeach Mine by Christine Johnstone Former mineral line, Snailbeach Mine by Christine Johnstone
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Cleaned up and interpreted with a lottery grant. For more information see... (more)
NY9401 : Bunton Crushing Mill by Mick Garratt Bunton Crushing Mill by Mick Garratt
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With Lownathwaite Mine on the far side of Gunnerside Beck and North Hush behind.
NY9700 : The site of Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone The site of Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone
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The ruins are dwarfed by the embankments of waste stone.
SJ3702 : Snailbeach Coppice by Christine Johnstone Snailbeach Coppice by Christine Johnstone
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Seen from Snailbeach Lead Mine's replica headgear.
SN8074 : Derelict Buildings at former Cwmystwyth Lead Mines by David Dixon Derelict Buildings at former Cwmystwyth Lead Mines by David Dixon
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Below the upland farms, the steep-sided valley is dominated by disused lead... (more)
SE0696 : Old Stork Lead Vein by Christine Johnstone Old Stork Lead Vein by Christine Johnstone
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Former lead mining area on Ellerton Moor above Swaledale.
SN8074 : Former Barracks Building at Cwmystwyth Lead Mine by David Dixon Former Barracks Building at Cwmystwyth Lead Mine by David Dixon
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Cwm Ystwyth is considered the most important non-ferrous metal mining site in... (more)
SN8074 : Old Mine Workings, Cwm Ystwyth by David Dixon Old Mine Workings, Cwm Ystwyth by David Dixon
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Below the upland farms, the steep-sided valley is dominated by disused lead... (more)
NY9700 : Ruined peat store, Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone Ruined peat store, Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone
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Described on the OS map as 'stone pillars' which is somehow both... (more)
NY3910 : Disused mine level, Caiston Glen by Karl and Ali Disused mine level, Caiston Glen by Karl and Ali
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A few flecks of galena suggest this was a trial for lead although judging from... (more)
SD7399 : Old workings, Fell End Clouds by Karl and Ali Old workings, Fell End Clouds by Karl and Ali
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On the southern slope of the Clouds are a series of open, parallel grooves which... (more)
SN8074 : Bridge over Nant y Gwaith by David Dixon Bridge over Nant y Gwaith by David Dixon
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Below the upland farms, the steep-sided valley is dominated by disused lead... (more)
NS8914 : Old lead mine below Shiel Gair Rig by Alan O'Dowd Old lead mine below Shiel Gair Rig by Alan O'Dowd
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Presumably of some antiquity as the site is shown as 'old lead mine'... (more)
NY9000 : Ford and footbridge, Swinner Gill by Christine Johnstone Ford and footbridge, Swinner Gill by Christine Johnstone
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Seen from the track as it swings down and round to the crossing. The ruins are... (more)
NY9800 : Lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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Passing under a minor road near Surrender Bridge.
NY9800 : Lower and upper lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Lower and upper lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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With the ruined chimney in the middle.
NY9800 : Animal trap on lower part of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Animal trap on lower part of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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Presumably to catch mammals [rats?] that predate the grouse on this grouse moor.... (more)
NY9800 : Ruined chimney and lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Ruined chimney and lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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The chimney stands on the bend between the lower and upper parts of the flue.
NY9800 : Upper section of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Upper section of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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The smelting mill was in the valley bottom, well beyond the ruined chimney.
NY9800 : Upper section of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone Upper section of lead smelting flue by Christine Johnstone
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Once poisonous and contaminated.
NY8231 : Cow Rake Rigg by Mick Garratt Cow Rake Rigg by Mick Garratt
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The humps and bumps of various workings to take advantage of the veins of lead... (more)
NY9700 : Runners at Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone Runners at Old Gang Smelting Mill by Christine Johnstone
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Heading towards Level House Bridge.
SN7974 : Remains of Miners' Cottages, Cwmystwyth Lead Mines by David Dixon Remains of Miners' Cottages, Cwmystwyth Lead Mines by David Dixon
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Cwm Ystwyth is considered the most important non-ferrous metal mining site in... (more)
SD8694 : Stags Fell Groove Lead Mine by Ian Taylor Stags Fell Groove Lead Mine by Ian Taylor
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Ruined mine workings on east side of Fossdale Gill.
NS8713 : Old lead mining tips on Wanlock Dod by Alan O'Dowd Old lead mining tips on Wanlock Dod by Alan O'Dowd
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Sheep graze the grass around the tips.
NY9000 : Take your pick at Swinner Gill by Christine Johnstone Take your pick at Swinner Gill by Christine Johnstone
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Choice of route for at least some bridleway users.
SK2460 : Lead mining remains by Dave Dunford Lead mining remains by Dave Dunford
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These obvious terraces are presumably lead spoil, or some other mining remains.
ST4955 : Old lead mine buildings by Neil Owen Old lead mine buildings by Neil Owen
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The industry in the Mendips died out in the nineteenth century and the buildings... (more)
NZ0402 : Mined ground at Hurst by Trevor Littlewood Mined ground at Hurst by Trevor Littlewood
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The area around Hurst has been mined widely for lead, leaving mounds of rock... (more)
SK1279 : Woodland at Oxlow Rake by Jonathan Clitheroe Woodland at Oxlow Rake by Jonathan Clitheroe
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The characteristic humps and bumps of former lead mine surface workings can be... (more)
SE0790 : Preston Mill, Preston-under-Scar by Stephen Craven Preston Mill, Preston-under-Scar by Stephen Craven
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A former water mill SE0790 : Preston Mill. The chimney, far right, is that of the former... (more)
SK2177 : Site of Broadlow Lead Mine by Robin Drayton Site of Broadlow Lead Mine by Robin Drayton
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One of a number on the ridge above Eyam.... (more)
SD6554 : Tarn or reservoir below Middle Knoll by Stephen Craven Tarn or reservoir below Middle Knoll by Stephen Craven
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This looks like a small natural tarn, but according to Tom Richardson... (more)
SK1478 : Bushy Heath Farm by Graham Hogg Bushy Heath Farm by Graham Hogg
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Viewed across the old lead workings of Tideslow Rake.
SK1577 : Tideslow Rake by Graham Hogg Tideslow Rake by Graham Hogg
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19th century open cut lead workings.
SK1577 : Tideslow Rake by Graham Hogg Tideslow Rake by Graham Hogg
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19th century open cut lead workings decorated with spring wild flowers, chiefly... (more)
SD9499 : Spoil heaps, Sir Francis Mine by Ian Taylor Spoil heaps, Sir Francis Mine by Ian Taylor
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The Sir Francis Lead Mine was operated by 2 companies. The stonework in the... (more)
NY9902 : Road from Feetham as it passes through some lead mining workings. by Alexander P Kapp Road from Feetham as it passes through some lead mining workings. by Alexander P Kapp
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ST4955 : Lead slag by Neil Owen Lead slag by Neil Owen
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The dark and glassy looking slag heaps are the leftovers from the lead smelting... (more)
ST5055 : A quiet Mendip sunlight by Neil Owen A quiet Mendip sunlight by Neil Owen
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Some of the area's landscape was transformed, especially in the nineteenth... (more)
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