Keys to the Past

Green Lead Mines (Maizebeck ) (Lunedale)

The remains of lead mining of 18th century date can be seen here. This area was probably worked by the London Lead Company c.1770. Six shafts, two dams and three hushes are still visible, as well as an old mine shop.

Reference number:D4454
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lunedale

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