AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'



Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Cathole Lead Mine

Cathole Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


Also worked for zinc, large scale mining at Cathole comenced about 1820 by 'Cathole and Gwernymynydd Mines' with evidence on smaller scale workings before that date. Laterly operated by 'John Taylor & Co' between 1825 & 1845.
Operations on this site must have gone into decline in 1897 when the beam engine was removed, the mine finally closing in 1904

Photos of Cathole Lead Mine

Historic Photographs Of Cathole
Historic Photographs Of Cathole (1 photo)
Last updated May 25th 2010 by Lister
Photographs Of Cathole
Photographs Of Cathole (0 photos)
Last updated May 25th 2010 by Lister

Google Earth Map of Cathole Lead Mine

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.


Documents for Cathole Lead Mine

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2021 AditNow.co.uk
Back to Top