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Whittondean Bell pits (Whitton and Tosson)

A group of at least five bell pits stand on grassy slopes overlooking the Whitton Burn. These may be the remains of lead mines recorded in the area.

Reference number:N10766
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson

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