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Gelleirin Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


About a kilometre along the track leading uphill east from the Rheidol Power Station Visitor Centre is a tip which lies downhill from the larger "Stag" shaped tip to the mine. Above this lower tip is an adit which runs about 125 metres to a total collapse, presumable at the intersection with the vein. Just before this is an opening on the right, partially blocked with deads, which opens into the side of a shaft. A considerable draft blows outwards through here so the shaft is either open or connects with other workings that lead to day.

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Last updated March 3rd 2013 by Rheidol United
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Last updated October 14th 2010 by mikehiggins

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