Lead Mining and Smelting


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Killhope - North of England Lead Mining Museum
- "Killhope is the best preserved lead mining site in Britain and is at the heart of what was the largest lead mining area, in the North Pennines. The museum is ...

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Middleton - in - Teesdale ... erected by Mr. Bainbridge in lead mining days.

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Above Allendale

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North of England Lead Mining Museum
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North of England Lead Mining Museum
- Overview About the Museum Map Street View The North of England Lead Mining Museum (also known as Killhope) is based on the site of the former Park Level Mine. It ...
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Rookhope mine

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Dukesfield Lead Smelting Mill
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Dukesfield Lead Smelting Mill
- "The Dukesfield lead smelting mill was in operation from around 1666 until 1835. Located between the lead veins of the high Pennine hills and the markets and wharves of Newcastle ...
Allen Smelt Mill Chimneys
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Allen Smelt Mill Chimneys
Greenlaws Mine and Reservoir, Daddry Shield
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Greenlaws Mine and Reservoir, Daddry Shield
- Greenlaws mine was a Victorian lead mine on the hillside south of Daddry Shield in Weardale, Co. Durham. Two veins were mined; a weaker vein to the west and a ...
Gaunless Lead Mill, Copley
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Gaunless Lead Mill, Copley
- The lead smelting mill chimney is a Grade II listed building.
Tynebottom Mine, near Garrigill
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Tynebottom Mine, near Garrigill
- Tynebottom is a former lead mine at Redwig by the River South Tyne, about half a mile north-west of Garrigill in Cumbria - seen from the route of the Pennine Way. Tynebottom ...

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