Nenthead Mines

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    "An Underground Adventure – See how people worked in times past, with Geology and Industrial History...Nenthead Mines is a historic place at Nenthead, near Alston, in Cumbria, UK. This remote valley is covered by remains from the lead and zinc mining industry of the North Pennines, including mine entrances, watercourses, dressing-floors and buildings. The site is famous for its geology and is notable for rare lichens and plants growing on the metal-rich mine dumps. Most of the valley is a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Nenthead Mines Conservation Society is a volunteer charity which owns and cares for the site. Carrs Mine is an old lead and zinc mine which is open to visitors on special days.... "
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    Nenthead Mines
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    Link: https://www.nentheadmines.com/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 4 months ago
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