Keys to the Past

Hush Head Lead Workings (Barningham Moor)

The remains of ten earth mounds made when digging mine shafts can be seen here. They are probably part of lead mining begun here in 1786.

Reference number:D5726
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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