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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***** 473
 Date Entered 22/03/2012
 Updated on 22/03/2012
 Recorded by Stephen Eastmead
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 21/03/2012
 Location Brownsey Moor
 Civil Parish Melbecks
 Brit. National Grid SD 96904 98833
 Altitude 439m
 Record Name Brownsey Level
 Record Description On Brownsey Moor all levels to the east of Victoria and Kinning levels were essentially non-productive.

Brownsey level was started in the 1860's and extends 430 feet northwards in search of Dunn's vein which it found but was very poor. It was extended searching for the southern end of Watersykes Vein which it never found. It closed at the end of 1871.
 Image 1 ID 2380         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Spoil heap
 Image 2 ID 2381         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Brownsey Level
 Image 3 ID 2382         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Brownsey Level
 Image 4 ID 2383         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Brownsey Level
 Image 5 ID 2384         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Brownsey Level Spoil heap
 
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