Keys to the Past

Lead Drift Mine (Bardon Mill)

This is the site of a drift mine, probably for lead. The remains include earthworks and several spoil heaps. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N6660
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Hadrian's Wall Landscape from Chesters to Greenhead 1999; T GATES
WATCHING BRIEF, An archaeological watching brief in association with a coring survey along the B6318 'Military Road', Throckley-Gilsland, Tynedale, Northumberland 2007; Pre-Construct Archaeology



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill


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