Langley Barony lead mines (Haydon)
Lead, barytes, witherite and zinc were mined and processed here in the 19th century. Lead was mined here for hundreds of years, and even in the Roman period, but most of the visible remains here date to the 19th century. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon
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