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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 804
 Date Entered 13/04/2014
 Updated on 13/04/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 Site Access Private
 Record Date 09/04/2014
 Location Pastures below Fremington Edge
 Civil Parish Reeth
 Brit. National Grid 
 Altitude 270m
 Geology Drift over Five Yard Limestone.
 Record Name Images of Fremington 6: Mine shop close to the Fremington Mine Level opened during 1870 to access the Copperthwaite Vein at lower level.
 Record Description This picturesque ruined rectangular cottage was possibly used as a mess hut and workshop for the miners employed at the nearby Fremington Level (Dunham and Wilson 1985,BGS Geological Memoir: Geology of the North Pennine Orefield, Volume 2 Stainmore to Craven, Fig 25 Location 27)
 Dimensions See photographs.
 Additional Notes An ash tree grows in the corner of this single roomed building now sans roof, sans window and sans door. No hearth or chimney was visible. The building enjoys one of the best views in Swaledale and the whole of Reeth looks up to it!
 Image 1 ID 5381         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The mine shop.
 Image 2 ID 5382         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 5383         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 5384         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 5385         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Swaledale seen over the garden wall.
 Image 6 ID 5386         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Reeth far below, from the front door of the mine shop.
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