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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***** 803
 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 Images of Fremington 5: Early lead mine shafts and surface cuts below the Copperthwaite Vein.
 Civil Parish Reeth
 Brit. National Grid SE 04369 99969
 Altitude 277m
 Geology Talus scree and drift over the Five Yard Limestone
 Record Name Early mine shaft mounds and surface cuts above the 1870 Fremington Mine
 Record Description The Geological Memoirs detail the final lead mine level workings commenced in 1870 at an elevation of 270m (See SWAAG Record No 801) aimed at locating the Copperthwaite Vein Workings on Fremington Edge which are at an elevation above 400m. No mention however was made to the small scale mine workings close by which are recorded here.
 Image 1 ID 5379         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Small scale lead mine shafts and surface cuts in pasture above the 1870 Fremington Mine workings.
 Image 2 ID 5380         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description 
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