Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968)
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Hodbarrow Iron Ore Mines (1850 - 1968)
- The first of the Hodbarrow iron ore (red hematite) mines, located between Millom and the seashore at Hodbarrow Point in Cumberland (now Cumbria), opened in c.1850. At that time Millom ...
Huntcliff Ironstone Mine
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Huntcliff Ironstone Mine
- Overview Map Street View Inside Huntcliffe Mine, near the cliffs about 1 mile north-east of Brotton, was opened by Bell Bros., Ltd.in 1871 (nearby Cliff Mines had been opened by ...
Eston Ironstone Mine (1850-1949)
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Eston Ironstone Mine (1850-1949)
Kelton Iron Ore Mine
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Kelton Iron Ore Mine
- Prospecting for iron ore in the Kelton area was first recorded in 1853; by 1869 mines were established, with 3 shafts (1 at Knockmurton and 2 at Kelton Fell), owned ...
Skinningrove Ironstone Mine (1848-1958)
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Skinningrove Ironstone Mine (1848-1958)
- The ironstone mine at Skinningrove (also known as Loftus mine) was opened on 7th August 1848, producing ironstone for shipment by sea to Bolckow and Vaughan’s Witton Park ironworks[1]. The mine's ...
Ironstone Mining in Cleveland
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Ironstone Mining in Cleveland
- Ironstone is rock containing iron ore. There are rich seams of ironstone in the Cleveland Hills extending out to the coast; ironstone rocks were collected from beaches on a small ...
Iron Ore Mining on Muron Fell
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Iron Ore Mining on Muron Fell
- There was extensive mining on Morton Fell, to the east of Lamplugh, near Whitehaven in Cumbria. This included Knockmurton mine (named after the hill 'Knock Muron') which was recorded as ...

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