Keys to the Past

Ironstone Mine at Grove Heads (Ireshopeburn)

This site is the remains of a 19th century lead mining site and a 20th century iron ore mine. Mining took place here until 1942. Traces of several shafts and a level can be seen.

Reference number:D4204
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)



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