Zinc Mine at Willyhole (Harwood in Teesdale)
This was once the site of a zinc and lead mine. It was opened in 1896 and a dressing plant stood nearby. The mine closed between 1912 and 1914 and was then mined for lead, barytes and zinc. The mine was closed for good in the 1920s.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Harwood in Teesdale
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