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Arrow ARCHIVE: Smallcleugh Lead Mine - Feb 2009 - 10-02-2009, 22:24

Took a trip upto Nenthead for a tour of this extensive lead mine. Lots of crawling involved & banging of head & jarring of neck as its not possible to stand upright in many of the tunnels!




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Ore shute to bring the lead ore from above the man made tunnel. Local sandstone was brought into the mine to construct these arches.
























It was a bit on the snowy side on the way up!


....Lister;~)
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