Sipton Mine, Allendale

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Sipton Mine


Sipton

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    A minor lead mine, located on the Sipton Vein, approximately 1 km north of the St. Peter's Mine in Sparty Lea. The vein was discovered during the driving of the Blackett Level in the 1850s. A shaft was sunk on the vein from surface to facilitate work on the level, which was being driven from Allendale Town south toward Allenheads in hopes of providing drainage for the lower levels of the Allenheads Mine. The Sipton Vein was worked for lead in the form of galena by W.H. Beaumont Company during the early to mid 1860s....
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    Link: https://www.mindat.org/loc-235574.html
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