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Viewing 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***** 191
 Date Entered 17/05/2011
 Updated on 17/05/2011
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 16/05/2011
 Location Clints Lead Mine
 Civil Parish Marske
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 293m
 Geology Edge of escarpment formed by The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Lead Bale at Clints Lead Mine.
 Record Description Small lead bale smelting site at edge of escarpment overlooking Telfit Farm evidenced by concentration of creamy white lead slag visible on bare ground across a circular area which measures 8m diameter. Partly covered by peat. Shallow shafts nearby.
 Dimensions 8m Diameter.
 Image 1 ID 655         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Lead bale above Telfit Farm.
 Image 2 ID 656         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Lead bale, detail.
 Image 3 ID 657         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Lead bale ,detail.
 Image 4 ID 658         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description View from lead bale towards Holgate How. Field wall is eastern boundary of Army Range.
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