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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Shawside Level Lead Mine

Shawside Level Lead Mine (United Kingdom)


Shawside Level, Nenthead, Cumbria. OS Ref: NY78474277.

The is a small level that was probably driven by the London Lead Company in around 1819/20 when they were testing the Hangingshaw West of Nent Vein in the Firestone Sill. Records show that a little ore was raised from the Tumbler Beds.

The level is gated and collapsed.

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Last updated October 12th 2010 by christwigg
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Last updated January 7th 2008 by Mr Mike

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Major Mining Region

Shawside Level Lead Mine belongs to the Alston Moor region.

See also:

Shawside Level Lead Mine was served by:

Nenthead Mill

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All lead mines in United Kingdom (NY)
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