Keys to the Past

Shildon Lead Mine (Blanchland)

These are the remains of an 18th and 19th century lead mine. Although the area is heavily covered by trees, traces of shafts, spoil heaps, dressing floors and hushes can be seen.

Reference number:N8453
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Shildon Engine House and mine workings 2010; Addyman Archaeology
WATCHING BRIEF, Shildon Engine House and mine workings 2010; Addyman Archaeology

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland


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