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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Esgair Hir Lead Mine

Esgair Hir (Welsh Potosi) Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


Worked with neighbouring Esgair Fraith. Famous as mine that figured in famous action by Sir Carberry Pryce to break monopoly of Society of Mines Royal in 1690. Also notorious as mine worked by Cambrian Mining Company in 1870s that resulted in shareholders being swindled out of modern equivalent of £8Million by Joseph Fell

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Historic Photographs Of Esgair Hir
Historic Photographs Of Esgair Hir (13 photos)
Last updated January 15th 2015 by Dickie Bird
Photographs Of Esgair Hir
Photographs Of Esgair Hir (12 photos)
Last updated February 15th 2013 by Rheidol United

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Major Mining Region

Esgair Hir Lead Mine belongs to the Metal Mines of Mid Wales region.

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