Keys to the Past

Langley Barony lead mines (Haydon)

Langley Barony lead mine. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Langley Barony lead mine. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

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.

Reference number:N7578
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.




See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.