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Viewing swaag.org website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 238
 Date Entered 28/06/2011
 Updated on 28/06/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 17/06/2011
 Location Lover Gill
 Civil Parish Muker
 Brit. National Grid SD 879 963
 Altitude 450m
 Geology Lower end of ravine cut through faulted Main Limestone which may have been open cast mined or hushed.
 Record Name Three conjoined lead bale smelting sites above the lead mine at the lower reach of Lover Gill
 Record Description Three lead bale sites marked by circular areas with slag concentrations free of vegetation due to high lead contamination. Located above Lover Gill Lead Mine at lower end of ravine or hush gutter at the junction with Lover Gill.
 Dimensions See photos
 Image 1 ID 863         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Lead bale site. Lover Gill.
 Image 2 ID 864         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
 Image 3 ID 865         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description 
 Image 4 ID 866         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Lead slag on bale site. Detail.
 Image 5 ID 867         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description 
 
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